Date lodged: 13 September 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what the annual spend for the Detect Cancer Early Programme in (a) Scotland and (b) NHS Grampian (i) will be for 2016-17 and (ii) was in each year since 2013-14.
Answered by: Shona Robison 27 September 2016
£41 million in total has been allocated to the Detect Cancer Early programme since 2013-14.
£5.6 million was made available to territorial NHS boards recurrently from 2014-15 and an additional £2.25 million made available recurrently to NHS boards from 2015/16 (£7.85 million in total to NHS territorial boards).
A further £600k was made recurring to NHS NSS from 2014/15 to support NHS ISD data collection, LDP standards reporting and to support improvements is the cancer screening programmes.