Consultation outcome

Work Capability Assessment: accounting for the effects of cancer treatment

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Detail of outcome

Analysis of the consultation responses has shown that there is a need to change the provisions to cover the effects on individuals of a wide range of treatments.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to

Summary

This informal consultation sought evidence and views about the assessment of individuals suffering from cancer.

Documents

Work Capability Assessment: accounting for the effects of cancer treatment

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Developing an exemption definition for the ESA Work Capability Assessment: Findings from an Expert Consultation

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Consultation description

Supporting evidence submitted by Macmillan Cancer Support

As part of his second Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment, Professor Malcolm Harrington asked Macmillan Cancer Support to look in detail at how the Work Capability Assessment assesses people with cancer and to provide him with recommendations for further improvements.