Early day motion 1251

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CANCER DRUGS FUND AND NHS COMMISSIONING BOARD

That this House is aware that the Department of Health will shortly transfer responsibility for the Cancer Drugs Fund to the NHS Commissioning Board, causing authority for decisions on which drugs and treatments are reimbursed to move from a regional to a national level; understands that a national list of approved drugs and treatments has now been drawn up by the new authority, which excludes a number of drugs and treatments currently approved in some regions; is alarmed therefore that such a transition of responsibility has already caused some patients not to have access to the drugs or therapies they need; and calls on the Government to fulfil its earlier pledges that this organisational change would not cause such an outcome but instead better facilitate sufferers' access to the treatments they need.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Anderson, David Labour Party Blaydon 10.04.2013
Campbell, Ronnie Labour Party Blyth Valley 26.03.2013
Corbyn, Jeremy Labour Party Islington North 17.04.2013
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 26.03.2013
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 26.03.2013
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 26.03.2013
Glindon, Mary Labour Party North Tyneside 18.04.2013
Godsiff, Roger Labour Party Birmingham Hall Green 10.04.2013
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 10.04.2013
Lavery, Ian Labour Party Wansbeck 26.03.2013
McDonnell, John Labour Party Hayes and Harlington 16.04.2013
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 26.03.2013
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party South Down 10.04.2013
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 16.04.2013
Sheridan, Jim Labour Party Paisley and Renfrewshire North 26.03.2013
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 22.04.2013
Skinner, Dennis Labour Party Bolsover 15.04.2013
Vaz, Valerie Labour Party Walsall South 15.04.2013
Walley, Joan Labour Party Stoke-on-Trent North 22.04.2013