Cancer

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Freyberg Lord Freyberg Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government which NHS England trusts currently carry out cancer tests in compliance with NICE guidelines; and in relation to which cancers.

Photo of Lord Freyberg Lord Freyberg Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government which NHS England trusts, if any, have secured funding to test for cancers clinically beyond the NICE guidelines, including through use of theranostic tests and somatic gene panels that can report back to patients within a clinically actionable time frame; and in relation to which cancers.

Photo of Lord Freyberg Lord Freyberg Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the main reasons for non-compliance with NICE guidelines for testing for cancer by NHS England trusts.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England does not hold this information.

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