Publications \ Correspondence

2022

Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Health

26th January: Urgent ringfenced investment and a radical new cancer recovery plan Download



Debate in Parliament – Access to Radiotherapy

12th January: Access to radiotherapy – Link to UK Parliament transcript

2020-2021

Letters to the Prime Minister

21 August 2021: Correspondence with the Prime Minister Download

14 June 2021: 72 Parliamentarians and members of the cancer community signed a letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson RE: The urgent cancer backlog crisis, signed by the cancer community and parliamentarians Download

Early day motions

You can view all the APPGs early day motions on the parliamentary website

Correspondence with the Secretary of State for Health

20th December 2021: Letter from the APPGRT Download

13 November 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

10 September 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

10 June 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

22 May 2020: Letter from the eight APPGs for cancer Download

27 April 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

01 April 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

Transforming radiotherapy: a six point covid-19 recovery plan to save lives and save money within the NHS

6th July 2020: Six point recovery plan Download

6th July 2020: Six point recovery associated press release Download

6th July 2020: RCR Press release Link

6th July 2020: House of Commons – Tim Farron MP Link

Flash Survey Results: impact of Covid-19 on UK Radiotherapy

24-27th April Download

Correspondence – re Health & Social Care Select Committee meeting May 2020

21 May 2020: Response from Dame Cally Palmer from the Health and Social Care Committee website Download
01 May 2020: Letter from the APPGRT Download

Rapid Mini inquiry – April 2020

Inquiry Download
Press Release Download
Coverage:The Times – Coronavirus: Cancer patients at risk as radiotherapy machines stand idle Link
Tim Farron MP – Radiotherapy is a vital treatment that can reduce unnecessary cancer deaths during the coronavirus pandemic Download
Evidence: Flash Survey Results – Impact of Covid-19 on UK Radiotherapy Download
Evidence: Evidence submitted by the charity Action Radiotherapy Download
Evidence: Evidence submitted by Prof Richard Sullivan and Dr Ajay Aggarwal Download
Evidence: Letter to Sec of State for Health from APPGRT and APPG for cancer Download
Evidence: Layla Moran MP Facebook Post Download
Evidence: Industry letter of support Download
Evidence: Evidence submitted by Industry Download
Evidence: Edinburgh Cancer Informatics Link
Evidence: Patient stories – submitted to the Radiotherapy4Life campaign Download
Evidence: Radiographer network feedback Download
Evidence: Blog by therapeutic radiographer Jo Strickland Download
Evidence: Global Coalition for Radiotherapy Link
Evidence: Cancer and COVID-19 — potentially deleterious effects of delaying radiotherapy.Nagar, H., Formenti, S.C. Nat Rev Clin Oncol (2020) Download

Manifestos

September 2021: APPGRT Manifesto Update Download
Jan 2020: APPGRT Manifesto Update Download
August 2019: APPGRT Inquiry report Download
September 2019: Trust Responses Download
January 2019: Response to Service Spec Download

APPGRT Timeline of events

See what the APPGRT has been doing to raise the profile of Radiotherapy and push the government for more investment.

Meetings

Details of our meetings and minutes.

Publications & Correspondence

Publications, evidence submissions, government correspondence, surveys and research produced by the group.

News

The latest news from the APPG

Officers & members

Our group brings together MPs and peers from across the political and radiotherapy spectrum.