Children’s Cancer Services - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords am 3:17 pm ar 20 Mawrth 2024.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Lord Markham Lord Markham The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care 3:17, 20 Mawrth 2024

Among the criteria the NHS has taken into account are clinical services, the patient care experience and research, and it scored the Evelina higher on research. I want to understand that, because many noble Lords will be surprised by that finding. I assure the noble Baroness that research and the ability to do clinical trials, which is a vital component of our life sciences industry, is an important factor in this decision.