Monday, 24 August 2020

MP leads cross-party calls for Government to intervene to prevent 30,000 cancer deaths

Local MP and Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Radiotherapy Tim Farron is leading cross-party calls for an emergency response to the cancer backlog created by the COVID-19 crisis. 107 MPs from all parties have signed a letter to the Prime Minister urging him to intervene on behalf of cancer patients to ensure NHS cancer services rapidly return to normal levels within weeks, and have called on him to deliver an emergency boost to treatment capacity to deal with the cancer backlog.

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