Cancer: Drugs

Department of Health written question – answered on 2nd November 2015.

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Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make it his policy to reform NICE to ensure that patient access to cancer treatments is guaranteed after the Cancer Drugs Fund is discontinued in April 2016.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Government remains committed to the Cancer Drugs Fund and is working with NHS England and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence on the future arrangements for the Fund.

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