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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5O-03168: Colin Smyth (South Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 24 April 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve cancer services in the NHS Dumfries and Galloway area.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 1 May 2019

The Scottish Government's national cancer strategy ‘Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action’ was launched in March 2016 alongside a commitment to spend £100 million over 5 years to improve the prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and aftercare of those affected by all forms of cancer across the whole of Scotland, including Dumfries and Galloway.