Cancer: Health Services

Health written question – answered on 6th April 2010.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health

(1) which cancer centres are located in a hospital building without the ancillary services of an acute hospital;

(2) which gynaecological cancer centres are located within (a) a maternity hospital and (b) an acute hospital;

(3) which gynaecological cancer centres lack an on-site intensive therapy unit (ITU); and whether he plans to relocate any such centres to hospitals which do have an on-site ITU.

Photo of Ann Keen Ann Keen Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Health Services), Department of Health

Information concerning the location of cancer centres within hospital buildings is not collected centrally.

Decisions regarding the placement of cancer centres are the responsibility of local national health service hospital trusts and primary care trusts and are made in conjunction with cancer networks and other stakeholders.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.