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Here you can find our most up to date policy documents including parliamentary briefings, reports, consultation submissions and more.


August 2022

Submission: Scottish Data Strategy for Health and Social Care – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity's submission to the Scottish Government's Data Strategy consultation highlighting the unique challenges facing those diagnosed with a brain tumour when it comes to data and research. We look forward to working with the Scottish Government further on this.


June 2022

Submission: Scottish Cancer Plan – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity's submission to the Scottish Government's Cancer Strategy consultation highlighting the unique challenges facing those diagnosed with a brain tumour. We need to see brain tumour patients recognised in the Scottish Cancer Strategy when it is published including in action around research funding, earlier diagnosis, personalised care and improved treatments.

May 2022

Submission: 10 Year Cancer Plan – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity's submission to the Government's 10 Year Cancer Plan consultation highlighting the unique challenges facing those diagnosed with a brain tumour. We need to see brain tumour patients recognised in the 10 Year Cancer Plan when it is published including in action around research funding, earlier diagnosis, personalised care and improved treatments.

April 2022

Briefing: Health and Care Bill amendment debate – PDF

Without sustained investment in NHS staffing and a detailed plan for the future of the cancer workforce, the gap between staff available to carry out roles and the need from patients for appropriate support could continue to widen. The Lords’ amendment (29B in lieu) on workforce planning is an opportunity to put the NHS and social care workforce back on a sustainable footing, and ensure the system can bring down waiting lists and provide the care that people need.

March 2022

One Cancer Voice Cancer Charities' Consensus Statement 10-Year Cancer Plan: Call for Evidence – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity has signed up to a consensus statement developed by One Cancer Voice, a collaborative group of over 50 cancer charities, welcoming the Government’s Call for Evidence to inform a new 10-Year Cancer Plan. In the statement, we set out 10 tests that the new 10-Year Cancer Plan must meet if it's to be successful in delivering world-leading and transformative change for cancer patients.

Briefing: Analysis of the IBTC survey results showing worrying variation in care for brain tumour patients across country – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity has recently published the results from our Improving Brain Tumour Care survey (IBTC). These show us that brain tumour patients up and down the country are being left behind when it comes to their treatment and care needs.

Briefing: Welsh analysis of the IBTC survey results showing worrying variation in care for brain tumour patients across Wales – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity has recently published the results from our Improving Brain Tumour Care survey (IBTC). These show us that brain tumour patients up and down the country are being left behind when it comes to their treatment and care needs. This briefing analyses the Welsh survey results.

Briefing: Scottish analysis of the IBTC survey results showing worrying variation in care for brain tumour patients across Scotland – PDF

The Brain Tumour Charity has recently published the results from our Improving Brain Tumour Care survey (IBTC). These show us that brain tumour patients up and down the country are being left behind when it comes to their treatment and care needs. This briefing analyses the Scottish survey results.