Radiotherapy APPG

First Registered: 06/06/2018 • Last updated on: 02/06/2021

Note: This APPG was last registered on 2nd Jun 2021. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 14th Jul 2021 and may be defunct.

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To provide an effective voice for radiotherapy and improve access to radiotherapy for cancer patients, ensuring no-one has to travel more than 45 minutes to their nearest radiotherapy unit. To ensure radiotherapy receives increased funding so that patients are allowed to have the best radiotherapy for their individual cancer.

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Recent Documents related to Radiotherapy

1. Safer radiotherapy: error data analysis
27/09/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Safer Radiotherapy The radiotherapy newsletter of Public Health England Supplementary D

2. Radiotherapy: good practice
13/02/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Radiotherapy: good practice Supplementary guidance to support the radiotherapy community

3. Safer radiotherapy: error data analysis
27/09/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Safer Radiotherapy The radiotherapy newsletter of Public Health England Supplementary D

4. Inquiry into the adequacy of radiotherapy
13/02/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises precision Radiotherapy as a cost effective, life-saving cancer treatment;

5. Safer radiotherapy: error data analysis
27/09/2019 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Safer Radiotherapy The radiotherapy newsletter of Public Health England Supplementary D

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Radiotherapy

1. Non-invasive Precision Cancer Therapies
18/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: That this House recognises the vital role that radiotherapy plays in cancer treatment across the UK with - Speech Link
2: That this House recognises the vital role that radiotherapy plays in cancer treatment across the UK with - Speech Link

2. Cancer Task Force
20/10/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: pandemic? Are there plans to improve access to radiotherapy for the 2.5 million people currently living - Speech Link
2: they present an alternative to radiotherapy. The recovery of our radiotherapy services is massive and we - Speech Link
3: My Lords, calculations by the charity Action Radiotherapy suggest that the cancer treatment backlog may - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: Access to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: The all-party parliamentary group on radiotherapy, like all the all-party groups on cancer, is - Speech Link
2: of cancer patients’ lives.The Action Radiotherapy charity estimates that the true cancer backlog - Speech Link

4. Cancer Workforce and Early Diagnosis
08/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: cancer workforce to the radiotherapy workforce and other issues relating to radiotherapy. Sadly, at some point - Speech Link

5. Cancer Treatment: Patient Travel Times
10/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: England that is to be invested in improving radiotherapy treatment, and the new service specification - Speech Link
2: survived stage 4 cancer and I had a month of radiotherapy; I had to get the bus most days to get there - Speech Link
3: intervention.In its 2007 report, the national radiotherapy advisory group recommended that cancer patients - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Radiotherapy
1. Radiotherapy
asked by: Tim Farron
30/11/2020
... what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the latest Public Health England Radiotherapy Dataset; and whether he plans to publish that dataset.

2. Radiotherapy
asked by: Grahame Morris
18/11/2020
... (b) modified or (c) cancelled as a result of the covid-19 outbreak; and how many patients are in the cancer treatment backlog.

3. Radiotherapy
asked by: Tim Farron
29/06/2020
... what the planned timescale is for the roll-out of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy; and if he will make a statement.

4. Radiotherapy
asked by: Tim Farron
23/11/2020
... whether his Department has made an assessment of the radiotherapy backlog from Public Health England’s latest Radiotherapy Dataset.

5. Radiotherapy
asked by: Daisy Cooper
22/09/2020
... whether he has made an assessment of the implications for his policies of the All-party Parliamentary Group on Radiotherapy's six point plan to transform radiotherapy services.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
Tim Farron Portrait
Tim Farron
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Westmorland and Lonsdale
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 2nd June 2021
Steve Double Portrait
Steve Double
Vice Chair
Conservative - St Austell and Newquay
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 6th June 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Tim Farron MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8498.

Email: farront@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Professor Pat Price, Action Radiotherapy, 4 Abbotsbury House, 139 Abbotsbury Road, London W14 8EN. Tel: 020 3051 3986

Email: appg-rt@actionradiotherapy.org

Secretariat:

Action Radiotherapy acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.actionradiotherapy.org/

Group's Website:

https://www.actionradiotherapy.org/appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
28 Jan 2020
Source
Action Radiotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/01/2020 To : 27/01/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
22 May 2019
Source
Action Radiotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/05/2019 To : 21/05/2020
Value
£7,501
Date
22 May 2018
Source
Action Radiotherapy
Description
Secretariat   From : 22/05/2018 To : 21/05/2019
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Radiotherapy APPG