John Baron – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Baron on 2015-02-11.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with NHS England on the future re-evaluation of the Cancer Drugs Fund list.

George Freeman

Ministers have regular discussions with NHS England on a range of issues, including the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF).

NHS England has advised that the Chemotherapy Clinical Reference Group (CRG) met on 9 February 2015 when a paper summarising the outcome of the recent CDF panel was discussed. The CRG membership is made up predominately of clinical members including two breast cancer oncologists.