To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to allocate funding for a national secondary breast cancer audit covering diagnosis, treatment and access to support.
There are no plans in place for a dedicated audit into national secondary breast cancer.
The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership commissions, develops and manages the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme, on behalf of NHS England, Wales and other devolved administrations. The programme currently consists of over 30 national clinical audits, six clinical outcome review programmes and the National Joint Registry.
The existing audit of breast cancer in older women does include some sections on women with metastatic breast cancer. The latest audit is available at the following link: