HC Deb 07 February 1996 vol 271 cc269-70W
Ms Coffey

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his answer of 24 January,Official Report, column 246, how he monitors the effectiveness of breast screening programmes in meeting "The Health of the Nation" targets for breast cancer. [13709]

Mr. Horam

Information on breast cancer screening has been collected since 1988–89, and is published in "Summary Information from Form KC62 England", copies of which are available in the Library. The data were collated on the Department's behalf by the cancer screening evaluation unit.