Radiotherapy

Department of Health written question – answered on 16th December 2014.

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Photo of Liz Kendall Liz Kendall Shadow Minister (Health) (Care and Older People)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many individual funding requests per indication were received by NHS England for radiotherapy treatment in the last financial year; and how many such requests were refused.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

407 individual funding requests were received for stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy in 2013-14 nationally. Of these 86 were declined. There were no individual funding requests for other types of radiotherapy.

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