HC Deb 04 March 2002 vol 381 cc128-30W
Mr. Barker

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the health authorities that(a) have and (b) do not have the facilities to administer radiotherapy for cancer patients. [37908]

Yvette Cooper

All health authorities commission radiotherapy services for cancer patients. These services may be provided from a radiotherapy centre located within that health authority itself, or one nearby.

Health authorities with radiotherapy centres located within its boundaries
Berkshire Royal Berks and Battle Hospitals NHST
East Sussex, Brighton and Hove Brighton Health Care NHST
IoW, Portsmouth and South-east Hampshire Portsmouth Health Care NHST
Northamptonshire Northampton General Hospital NHST
Oxfordshire Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHST
Southampton and South-west Hampshire Southampton University Hospitals NHST
West Kent Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHST
West Surrey Royal Surrey County Hospital NHST
Avon (2) United Bristol Healthcare NHST
Royal United Hospital Bath NHST
Cornwall and IoS Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
Dorset Poole Hospitals NHST
Gloucestershire East Gloucestershire NHST
North and East Devon Royal Devon and Exeter Healthcare NHST
South and West Devon (2) Plymouth Hospitals NHST
South Devon Healthcare NHST
Leicestershire University Hospitals of Leicester NHST
Lincolnshire United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHST
Nottingham Nottingham City Hospital NHST
Sheffield Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHST
Southern Derbyshire Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals NHST
Birmingham University Hospital Birmingham NHST
Coventry University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHST
North Staffordshire North Staffordshire Hospital NHST
Shropshire Royal Shrewsbury Hospitals NHST
Wolverhampton The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHST

Health authorities without radiotherapy centres located in its boundaries.

  • Bedfordshire
  • Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich
  • Brent and Harrow
  • Croydon
  • Hillingdon
  • Kingston and Richmond
  • Merton Sutton and Wandsworth
  • Redbridge and Waltham Forest
  • Bury and Rochdale East Lancashire Liverpool
  • Morecambe Bay North Cheshire
  • St. Helens and Knowsley
  • Salford and Trafford
  • Sefton
  • South Lancashire
  • South Cheshire
  • Stockport
  • West Pennine
  • Wigan and Bolton
  • Bradford
  • Calderdale and Kirklees
  • County Durham and Darlington
  • Gateshead and South Tyneside
  • North Yorkshire
  • Northumberland
  • Sunderland
  • Wakefield
  • North and Mid Hampshire
  • West Sussex
  • Somerset
  • Wiltshire
  • 130W
  • Barnsley
  • Doncaster
  • Buckinghamshire
  • East Kent
  • East Surrey
  • North Nottinghamshire
  • North Derbyshire
  • Rotherham
  • South Humber
  • Dudley
  • Herefordshire
  • Sandwell
  • Solihull
  • South Staffordshire
  • Walsall
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire.

Mr. Barker

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what proportion of cancer patients are prescribed anti-blood infection drugs to treat neutropenia contracted while undergoing chemotherapy; [38080]

(2) what proportion of cancer patients are receiving reduced chemotherapy doses to avoid the onset of neutropenia; [38081]

(3) what (a) the average cost per patient and (b) the total cost has been over the last 12 months to each health authority of prescribing Neupogen to patients undergoing chemotherapy. [38085]

Jacqui Smith

The information requested is not available centrally.

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