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A Queen’s Speech to speed up progress against cancer?

Category: Science blog May 8, 2013 Comments are closed

This morning the Queen opened the third session of the 2010-15 Parliament with a speech in the House of Lords….

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Dan Jarvis MP: Why I’m running the Marathon for Cancer Research UK

Category: Science blog April 15, 2013 1 comment

Dan Jarvis is the Member of Parliament for Barnsley Central and a Shadow Minister for Culture, Media and Sport. Here…

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Budget 2013 – impact on Cancer Research UK

Category: Science blog March 20, 2013 Comments are closed

The Chancellor, George Osborne, presented his fourth Budget today, against a backdrop of poor growth and declining poll ratings for…

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Ambassadors and staff descend on Britain Against Cancer conference

Category: Science blog December 13, 2012 1 comment

Tuesday was a particularly busy day for our Policy Department, as the 14th annual Britain Against Cancer conference was held…

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The shape of the new NHS – two key documents published yesterday

Category: Science blog November 14, 2012 Comments are closed

The government has released two important documents that will shape the NHS – but what do they tell us and how will this impact cancer patients?

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What should the new NHS Commissioning Board focus on?

Category: Science blog September 27, 2012 Comments are closed

How would you spend £80 billion of taxpayers’ money to ensure that our healthcare services remain among the best in…

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Good news for patients? The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Category: Science blog August 20, 2012 4 comments

Last Friday, the Department of Health published the results from the fourth National Cancer Patient Experience survey. The survey is…

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Success! Chancellor excludes charitable donations from new tax relief cap

Category: Science blog June 13, 2012 Comments are closed

You may have seen in the news that the Chancellor proposed to introduce an ‘Income Tax Relief Cap’ in Budget 2012. For…

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Health and Social Care Bill – how are the changes affecting cancer patients?

Category: Science blog February 8, 2012 1 comment

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news during the past months, you’ll have heard the phrase ‘NHS reform’ at least a…

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