Most areas 'struggling' on cancer care

Most areas 'struggling' on cancer care
 

More than eight in 10 areas need to improve if England is going to meet its ambitious target of developing "world class" cancer care by 2020, according to an analysis by NHS bosses.
The NHS England review looked at how all 209 local health boards - called clinical commissioning groups - were performing on waiting times, cancer survival, patient surveys and early diagnosis.
Only 29 were classed as performing well enough to meet the ambitions set out in the 2015 cancer plan.
That called for improvements in care so that by 2020 another 30,000 lives per year could be saved.
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4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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