Genetics: Testing

Department of Health written question – answered on 26th February 2016.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the commissioning of a national molecular diagnosis service.

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 Independent Cancer Taskforce recognised the need for more accessible molecular diagnostic provision in their report ‘Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes’, published in July 2015.

NHS England is currently working with partners across the healthcare system to determine how best to take forward the recommendations of the Taskforce.

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