Veronica German AM joins calls for cancer services overhaul

Welsh Liberal Democrat Shadow Minister for Health, Veronica German has today expressed her support for Macmillan’s calls to overhaul cancer services in Wales.

Ms German commented:

“Last month we released our cancer plan for Wales which is calling for a more comprehensive cancer strategy in Wales.

“There is an increasing body of evidence that [...]

Welsh Liberal Democrats launch proposals for National Cancer Plan

The Welsh Liberal Democrats have set out their proposals for a National Cancer Plan for Wales. Launching their policy document, Wales Can Tackle Cancer, Welsh Liberal Democrats set out plans to develop a comprehensive National Cancer Plan for Wales to:

• Roll out the latest IMRT radiotherapy across Wales.

• Invest in state of the [...]

Cancer waiting times must improve at Aneurin Bevan

Welsh Liberal Democrats Shadow Health Minister, Veronica German AM, has lamented the lack of improvement in cancer waiting times at Aneurin Bevan Local Health Board.

Figures released today show that the national target for cancer waiting times is not being met in South Wales East hospitals. The current target for the percentage of urgent suspected [...]

Wales needs a cancer plan

Veronica German, the Liberal Democrats’ health spokeswoman, explains why Wales needs a comprehensive cancer strategy.

Article written for the Western Mail.

CANCER is a disease that affects everyone.

With more than one in three people likely to develop cancer at some point in their lives we all likely to be touched by it.

It is [...]