NHS failed to collect data on cancer treatment outcome

The NHS has spent almost £1bn giving 74,000 cancer patients drugs rejected by the medicines regulator but does not know if they have extended their lives, the National Audit Office has said.
In a new report released on Thursday, the NAO castigated the NHS and Department of Health’s failure to collect data on the outcomes experienced by patients helped by the Cancer Drugs Fund as a major weakness.
Meg Hillier, the Labour MP who chairs the public accounts committee, said the NHS and the Department of Health’s failure to ensure data collation “makes no sense” and made it impossible to judge if... read more

 
17 September 2015 in Health, Views: 32
Source: Guardian
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