Cancer: Patients

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 10th March 2022.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to reduce the number of missing cancer patients.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We have committed to returning the number of people waiting over 62 days to start treatment to pre-pandemic levels and increase referrals by encouraging patients to come forward. The ‘Help us help you’ campaign is raising awareness of cancer symptoms and encourages those with symptoms to use the National Health Service.

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