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Cancer: Health Services

Volume 473: debated on Friday 14 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the average spend per patient by each cancer network was in England in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. (194177)

The following tables show estimated cancer spend per 100,000 unified weighted population by cancer networks between 2003-04 and 2006-07.

The information for 2006-07 takes account of network changes of the period as well as changes in primary care trust boundaries.

Information on the average cancer spend per patient by each cancer network is not available.

Estimated cancer spend per 100,000 unified weighted population by cancer network

Cancer network

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

3 Counties

7,352,905

8,803,135

9,605,444

Arden

5,946,311

7,869,109

8,143,444

Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire

7,322,342

7,951,176

9,110,814

Black Country

5,466,811

7,154,351

7,215,802

Central South Coast

6,454,941

7,514,424

7,905,812

Derby/Burton

6,105,247

7,651,118

8,551,917

Dorset

8,410,611

8,095,934

8,999,355

Greater Manchester and Cheshire

5,929,702

6,890,628

8,391,498

Humber and Yorkshire Coast

6,538,239

7,656,806

9,089,945

Kent and Medway

6,856,214

7,892,461

8,728,802

Lancashire and South Cumbria

6,711,127

7,616,983

8,321,579

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland

5,939,039

7,444,614

8,545,102

Merseyside and Cheshire

4,828,824

5,896,231

7,266,085

Mid Anglia

7,342,966

8,736,832

10,177,584

Mid Trent

6,986,351

8,463,279

9,501,574

Mount Vernon

5,674,107

6,666,115

7,235,566

Norfolk and Waveney

7,922,431

9,403,802

10,000,083

North East London

5,540,609

6,775,849

6,873,358

North London

6,616,266

7,800,055

8,197,962

North Trent

6,426,320

7,756,204

8,462,155

North West Midlands

5,964,855

6,310,657

7,424,388

Northern

5,951,231

7,911,981

8,598,384

Pan Birmingham

5,896,215

6,198,081

7,881,867

Peninsula

7,717,605

8,722,304

10,072,957

South-east London

5,307,468

7,329,549

7,838,521

South Essex

6,772,353

7,549,734

7,701,955

South-west London

7,460,896

7,865,838

7,994,424

Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire

7,537,915

8,442,021

8,510,842

Sussex

6,023,842

7,000,668

7,689,727

Teesside, South Durham and North Yorkshire

6,127,683

6,888,277

7,731,358

Thames Valley

6,598,528

7,547,632

8,312,444

West Anglia

6,954,469

7,868,446

9,438,327

West London

6,609,489

6,913,761

6,803,347

Yorkshire

6,832,843

8,261,949

8,664,021

Notes:

1. Figures for 2003 -04 are for primary care trust (PCT) net spend.

2. Figures for 2004-05 and 2005-06 are PCT Net spend by population.

3. Where a PCT falls under the responsibility of two cancer networks, the totality of their expenditure is included in both cancer networks’ figures.

Estimated cancer spend per 100,000 unified weighted population by cancer network

Cancer network

2006-07

Anglia

8,042,243

Arden

9,099,693

Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire

8,415,338

Central South Coast

8,543,103

Derby/Burton

8,407,591

Dorset

9,672,039

Essex

7,592,103

Greater Manchester and Cheshire

8,355,187

Greater Midlands

8,308,205

Humber and Yorkshire coast

8,824,434

Kent and Medway

8,034,291

Lancashire and South Cumbria

8,674,769

Leicester

8,304,508

Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland

8,965,735

Merseyside and Cheshire

8,022,190

Mid Trent

10,037,619

Mount Vernon

6,312,047

North-east London

6,824,097

North London

7,195,893

North of England

8,524,982

North Trent

8,099,633

Pan Birmingham

8,050,154

Peninsula

7,775,190

South-east London

7,012,894

South-west London

8,717,608

Surrey, West Sussex and Hampshire

9,215,183

Sussex

7,691,610

Thames Valley

8,199,193

West London

6,142,160

Yorkshire

9,139,579

Notes:

1. Figures are PCT net spend by population.

2. Where a PCT falls under the responsibility of two cancer networks, the totality of their expenditure is included in both cancer networks’ figures.