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Cancer: Health Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th February 2020.

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Photo of Edward Timpson Edward Timpson Conservative, Eddisbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to increase the range of skills in the cancer workforce (a) by supporting the expansion of the responsibilities of advanced clinical practitioner roles and (b) through other steps.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Health Education England published its first ever Cancer Workforce Plan in December 2017, which commits to the expansion of capacity and skills. The upcoming NHS People Plan will set out further actions to secure the National Health Service staff and cancer workforce we need for the future.

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