Margaret Ritchie – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Margaret Ritchie on 2016-01-06.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent discussions he has had with the National Council for Care Excellence on the development of a clinical guideline for pancreatic cancer; and if he will make a statement.

George Freeman

NHS England has asked the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to develop a clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of pancreatic cancer. The draft scope consultation is currently in progress and the anticipated publication date for the clinical guideline is January 2018.