CANCER services in Oldham are in need of improvement, new figures from NHS England have shown.
For the first time, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) across England have been given an Ofsted-style rating, based on four indicators or metrics - early diagnosis, one-year survival, 62-day waits after referral and overall patient experience.
The ratings range from "top performing" and "performing well" to "needs improvement" and "greatest need of improvement".
Only seven CCGs, out of 209 in England, were given the top performing rating, with a further 22... read more
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