The report is about economy, objectives, results and follow-up on the Danish cancer treatment policy. Cancer treatment has been high on the political agenda for a number of years, and various initiatives have been implemented to improve cancer treatment.
The objective of the examination is to assess whether the Ministry of Health has set targets for the cancer treatment and whether the ministry and the regions monitor the results of the cancer treatment. The report answers the following questions:
- How much funding has been allocated to cancer treatment, and has the Mijnistry of Health imposed conditions on and set performance targets for the appropriations?
- Has the Ministry of Health set targets for the quality of the cancer treatment, the patient waiting times and the patients' survival rates, and has progress been recorded in these three areas?
- Are the Ministry of Health and the regions monitoring the quality of the cancer treatment, the patients' waiting times and the patients' survival rates?
The examination has been launched at the request of the Public Accounts Committee.
Read the 1st chapter of the report (PDF)