Theresa May’s government is considering introducing a new cancer-specific service for women to provide them with support in the face of the virus.
It is one of the proposals being looked at by the government as part of its “Cancer Action Plan”.
The plan was announced in the first quarter of this year.
It calls for a dedicated service in England to support women dealing with their cancer, as well as offering support to those in the workplace.
Theresa May and her team will soon be looking at how best to ensure that women in their care are able to access support and that the public can have confidence that the government’s commitment to tackling cancer is being carried out.
The NHS is already providing a women’s cancer helpline for people affected by the disease, and it is also running a cancer support service in every local authority.
It will be interesting to see if the new service will be used for the same purpose.
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