In summary, the report highlights:
- Challenges facing the cancer workforce which pose a significant threat to the success of the Cancer Strategy.
- Significant delays in a strategic review of the cancer workforce, which underpins the success of the strategy.
- Concern around the delays in the release of Transformation Funding for Cancer Alliances as well as the requirements to demonstrate an improvement in the 62-day wait standard as a prerequisite to access their transformation funding.
- The need for an increased focus on improving transparency and lines of communication.