§ Miss Kirkbride
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many extra(a) radiographers and (b) oncologists he plans to recruit in each NHS region by April 2000 to implement his proposal that no cancer patient referred by a GP should wait more than two weeks. 
§ Mr. Denham
It is for individual National Health Service trusts and health authorities to determine the number, grade and mix of staff they will require to deliver services. An additional £10 million has been made available to facilitate the two-week all cancers waiting time standard.