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Radiotherapy Services

Radiotherapy Services Consultation

A public consultation on changes to radiotherapy services in England is now open, running until December 18.

This is your chance to comment on the ‘big picture’ of radiotherapy service change, the details of which will then be worked out locally and regionally, eg the East of England.

The main points of the consultation are:

  • Hospitals with radiotherapy services will operate in networks to share their expertise
  • Proposed improved access to research and clinical trials
  • Proposed improved access to information and support for patients
  • Super-specialist (called ‘sub-specialist’) treatment & care for those with rarer cancers
  • Radiotherapy closer to home for the majority
  • Networking and reorganisation of radiotherapy workforce so that expertise can be shar

The radiotherapy service specification is available to download here.

The radiotherapy public consultation guide is available to download here.

Click here to respond to the consultation.



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