Tagged: cancer

Waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients: quarter ending September 2011

The latest quarterly national statistics on NHS cancer waiting times produced by the Department of Health were released on 25 November 2011 according to the arrangements approved by the UK … Read more → – Waiting times for suspected and diagnosed cancer patients: quarter ending September 2011

Mortality Monitoring Bulletin – update to include data for 2010

Statistical data has been published to include the latest available three-year average figures for life expectancy, all-age-all-cause mortality rates and rates for selected specific causes of death relating to cancer, … Read more → – Mortality Monitoring Bulletin – update to include data for 2010

The Quarter, quarter 1 2011/12

David Flory’s report for the first quarter April to June 2011/12 provides a summary of the NHS financial position and performance against the national priorities set out in the Operating … Read more → – The Quarter, quarter 1 2011/12

Sunburn survey leaves men red faced

Nearly all British people are aware of the risks of skin cancer, but many still put themselves at risk by getting sunburnt. A YouGov survey commissioned by Cancer Research UK … Read more → – Sunburn survey leaves men red faced

£800 million for medical research

£800 million will be spent to boost medical research, advancing diagnosis, prevention and treatment, and benefitting patients with diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. The research will be … Read more → – £800 million for medical research

The week: issue 208

This week’s issue includes the Long Term Conditions commissioning pathway, party conference guidance for civil servants, the CQC Annual Report 2010 on safer management of controlled drugs and the usual … Read more → – The week: issue 208

Campaigns to promote earlier diagnosis of cancer

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS medical director, today wrote to all trust chief executives setting out plans for campaigns to help promote the earlier diagnosis of cancer. Read the letter … Read more → – Campaigns to promote earlier diagnosis of cancer