PULSE: Trusts breaching GP urgent cancer referral targets every quarter

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Release date: 22/1/2019

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Dr Emma Crosbie, honorary consultant gynaecological oncologist at the University of Manchester, said: ‘It has been suggested that one of the main reasons why the UK falls behind its European cousins in cancer survival outcomes is the prolonged delay between initial presentation to the GP and first treatment, and as demonstrated in this report, the situation is getting worse.'

http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/clinical/clinical-specialties/cancer/gp-urgent-cancer-referral-standard-breached-continuously-since-2014/20038041.article

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TitleTrusts breaching GP urgent cancer referral targets every quarter
Media name/outletPulse
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date22/01/19
DescriptionDr Emma Crosbie, honorary consultant gynaecological oncologist at the University of Manchester, said: ‘It has been suggested that one of the main reasons why the UK falls behind its European cousins in cancer survival outcomes is the prolonged delay between initial presentation to the GP and first treatment, and as demonstrated in this report, the situation is getting worse.'
URLwww.pulsetoday.co.uk/clinical/clinical-specialties/cancer/gp-urgent-cancer-referral-standard-breached-continuously-since-2014/20038041.article
PersonsEmma Crosbie