HC Deb 20 October 1999 vol 336 c604W
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. [94022]

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.

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