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Cancer: Staffordshire

Volume 504: debated on Monday 18 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent by South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust on cancer services in 2009. (310413)

Information on the estimated expenditure on cancer and tumours by South Staffordshire Primary Care Trust (PCT) in 2008-09 has been set out in the following table.

Estimated expenditure on cancer and tumours, South Staffordshire PCT£2008-0951,759,000Notes:1. The programme budgeting data collection is complex, therefore expenditure figures are best estimates rather than precise measurements. Year on year comparisons are not straightforward due to annual refinements to the data collection methodology and changes to underlying data sources.2. Figures include expenditure across all sectors. Disease specific expenditure do not include expenditure on prevention, or general practitioner expenditure, but do include prescribing expenditure.3. Source of data are annual PCT Programme Budgeting financial returns. Programme Budgeting data for 2006-07 to 2008-09 is published on the Department of Health website.Source: Annual PCT Programme Budgeting financial returns.