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Cancer: Health Services

May 14, 2009

Question written on 14/05/2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much each primary care trust spent on cancer services for each type of cancer in each year since 1997.

Answered by Ann Keen

The information is not available in the format requested. The following table shows an estimate of the gross expenditure on cancers and tumours by the national health service in England for all cancer and tumour types, for the last four available financial years. This information was first collected in 2003-04 and is not available for any previous years. Estimated gross expenditure on cancer and tumours (all types) from 2003-04 to 2006-07 Gross expenditure on cancers and tumoursall types ()2003-043,385,750,0002004-053,773,203,0002005-064,302,656,0002006-074,352,460,000 Source: Department of Health Resource AccountsA table showing the gross expenditure on cancer and tumours at sub-level for 2006-07, the first year that this data was collected at sub-category level for a number of cancer and tumour types, by each primary care trust (PCT), has been placed in the Library. This table shows expenditure on each PCT’s own local population. The figures include primary prescribing but exclude general medical services and personal medical services expenditure and any prevention-related expenditure, such as screening.