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Question ref. S6W-00310
Asked by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 1 June 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government by what date its fast-track cancer diagnostic centres will be open in (a) NHS Fife (b) NHS Ayrshire and Arran, and (c) all other health boards.

Current status: Answered by Humza Yousaf on 17 June 2021


Answer

Referrals to Scotland’s first Early Cancer Diagnostic Centres (ECDC) went live in NHS Dumfries & Galloway on 17 May 2021, NHS Fife on 7 June 2021, with NHS Ayrshire & Arran due to come on stream on 21 June 2021. Wider roll-out will be determined by an independent evaluation overseen by the multi-disciplinary Oversight Group for the Centres.