Health Minister praises leading Swansea cancer centre
Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford paid tribute to the work of Maggie’s cancer centre based at Singleton Hospital, Swansea.
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- Health Minister praises leading Swansea cancer centre
- Further secondary legislation for development management
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- Draft statutory guidance on the National Training Framework on violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence
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- Closure of the Conwy Bay and Estuary Mussel Fishery
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Data is released monthly on StatsWales. On a quarterly basis, we produce a report that includes the data for the previous three months, detailed commentary and information on the targets and any revisions.
Key points month ending May 2015
- 84.7 per cent of patients (432 out of 510) newly diagnosed with cancer via the Urgent Suspected Cancer route started definitive treatment within the target time of 62 days.
- 96.8 per cent of patients (706 out of 729) who were newly diagnosed with cancer not via the Urgent route started definitive treatment within the target time of 31 days.
- None of the six LHBs met the target that at least 95 per cent of patients newly diagnosed with cancer via the Urgent route should start definitive treatment within 62 days. Three of the six LHBs met the target that at least 98 per cent of patients newly diagnosed with cancer not via the Urgent route should start definitive treatment within 31 days.
All figures relating to May 2015 are provisional. Note that there are small numbers in the monthly statistics; therefore care should be taken when interpreting percentages.
A quality report is available that has information about the methodology, how the data (monthly and quarterly) is released, definitions, information on disclosure and details on how revisions to the data are handled.
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