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|15 Oct 2018, 4:40 p.m.||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)||John Baron (Conservative - Basildon and Billericay)|
Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the £200 million allocated to the Cancer Transformation Funding, how much funding each Cancer Alliance (a) received in (i) 2017-2018 and (ii) 2018-2019; and (b) how much such funding remains outstanding.
Answered by Steve Brine
NHS England is allocating £200 million transformation funding in 2017/18 and 2018/19 to support Cancer Alliances to deliver improvements in faster and earlier diagnosis and quality of life for people living with a cancer diagnosis. Over £72 million was released in 2017/18 to support Cancer Alliances to transform cancer services. A further £9 million went to Greater Manchester to support its Cancer Alliance, as part of a devolution agreement.
For 2018/19, the allocation for each Cancer Alliance is as follows:
The figures above include both the revenue and capital funding allocated to each Alliance.