Lung Diseases: Screening

(asked on 9th February 2022) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of when his Department will receive the report and recommendations of the UK National Screening Committee on a national lung screening programme.

Answered by
Maria Caulfield Portrait
Maria Caulfield
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Business and Trade) (Minister for Women)
This question was answered on 21st February 2022

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) plans to open a three-month public consultation on the evidence for lung cancer screening in the coming weeks.

The Department will receive the UK NSC’s recommendation on lung cancer screening in individuals at an increased risk following its June meeting.

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