Breast Cancer: Screening

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th May 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to his oral statement of 2 May 2018, Official Report, column 315, on Breast Cancer Screening, how many women have been affected by the NHS breast screening programme failure in (a) Newcastle Gateshead clinical commissioning group and (b) South Tyneside clinical commissioning group.

Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Co-National Campaign Coordinator, Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Party Chair, Labour Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of women in (a) Wansbeck Constituency, (b) Northumberland County and (c) the North East who might have been affected by the breast cancer screening error.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Data on the number of women affected by the National Health Service breast screening programme failure will be published by the end of May.

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