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Commissioning cancer services

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

Developing cancer commissioning guidance.

One of the commitments in Improving outcomes: A strategy for cancer, published in January 2011, was to further develop the cancer commissioning guidance.

Commissioning cancer services, a best practice document, sets out key issues and questions that commissioners and cancer network teams will wish to take into consideration when assessing local health needs and reviewing services, developing their contract service specifications and monitoring performance.