‘One-stop shops’ speed up cancer diagnosis

by | Apr 3, 2018 | Health, News

“One-stop shops” aimed at speeding up cancer diagnosis are being introduced across England. The aim is for patients to get all the checks they need under one roof.

The aim is to catch the disease earlier and prevent patients from being referred for several tests for different forms of the illness. Patients often face delays when they have non-specific symptoms. NHS England says this is a “step change” in the way people with suspected cancer are diagnosed and treated. The rapid diagnosis and then treatment of cancer can be vital in saving lives. BBC News