UK needs more cancer specialistsBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7119.1327g (Published 22 November 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1327
- Linda Beecham
Over 450 extra consultants could be needed to staff the network of cancer units and specialist cancer centres proposed by the Calman/Hine report.
In 1995 the Expert Advisory Group on Cancer, which reported to the chief medical officers of England and Wales, published A Policy Framework for Commissioning Cancer Services. This proposed a network of 150 cancer units linked to 40 specialist cancer centres.
The cancer collaboration study produced by the …