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Health Service Policy
The NHS long-term plan contains ambitious commitments to diagnose more cancers earlier and boost prevention, but it lacks detail on tackling staff shortages.
Cancer Research UK welcomes the long term NHS plan, which reiterates the Prime Minister’s ambition to improve cancer survival for patients.
The Prime Minister committed to diagnosing cancers earlier – so how many staff does the NHS need to get there?
Our new report estimates the number of cancer staff the NHS will need in the future so that people with cancer receive the best possible care.
With two complex CAR T immunotherapies now approved on the NHS in England, we look at how the health service has had to react to these exciting new treatments.
Theresa May’s commitment to diagnosing cancers earlier is great news. She’ll need more NHS staff to get there
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
Ahead of this year’s political party conferences, we asked MPs to outline their ambitions for the NHS and cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The NHS is spending millions on outsourcing to prop up a shortage in radiologists, according to new figures from the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR).
The Government have published the first in a series of plans in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit. But how will this affect cancer patients and research?
The time taken for radiology scans to be analysed and the results reported back to doctors varies widely across England, according to a new report.