Government urged to use independent sector capacity to tackle cancer backlog

Professor Karol Sikora, former chief medical officer, Rutherford Health

The chief medical officer of cancer treatment specialist Rutherford Health has called on the government to make full use of independent sector capacity after figures published by Cancer Research revealed long waits for cancer tests and treatment in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Karol Sikora, a former head of the WHO’s cancer programme,…

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