Cancer

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

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Photo of John Baron John Baron Conservative, Basildon and Billericay

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the £200 million allocated to the Cancer Transformation Funding, how much funding each Cancer Alliance (a) received in (i) 2017-2018 and (ii) 2018-2019; and (b) how much such funding remains outstanding.

Photo of John Baron John Baron Conservative, Basildon and Billericay

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the Cancer Transformation Fund, when he plans to publish the provisional allocation of the £29.7 million of capital expenditure classified by NHS England as not yet approved.

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

NHS England is allocating £200 million transformation funding in 2017/18 and 2018/19 to support Cancer Alliances to deliver improvements in faster and earlier diagnosis and quality of life for people living with a cancer diagnosis. Over £72 million was released in 2017/18 to support Cancer Alliances to transform cancer services. A further £9 million went to Greater Manchester to support its Cancer Alliance, as part of a devolution agreement.

For 2018/19, the allocation for each Cancer Alliance is as follows:

Cancer Alliance

Total Funding (£)

Northern

6,991,000

West Yorkshire and Harrogate

5,410,000

South Yorkshire

3,445,000

Cheshire and Merseyside

5,552,000

Lancashire and South Cumbria

3,307,000

Humber, Coast and Vale

3,764,000

Greater Manchester

14,500,000

West Midlands

18,103,000

East Midlands

8,842,000

East of England

16,094,000

Thames Valley

5,369,000

Kent and Medway

2,301,000

Surrey and Sussex

3,128,000

SWAG

5,084,000

Peninsula

3,179,000

Wessex

7,282,000

South East London

2,764,000

RM Partners

12,048,000

UCLH Cancer Collaborative

11,130,000

Pan-London

2,832,000

TOTAL

141,125,000

The figures above include both the revenue and capital funding allocated to each Alliance.

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