National Cancer Patient Experience Surveys

National Cancer Patient Experience Survey:

The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey has run annually since 2010. The survey is commissioned and managed by NHS England. The survey is an important part of the national NHS Cancer Programme, which places patient experience on a par with clinical effectiveness and safety as a key strategic priority. The aim of the the survey is to:

  • Provide information to drive local quality improvements.
  • Assist commissioners and providers of cancer care.
  • Inform the work of the various charities and stakeholder groups supporting cancer patients.

To view results for the Northern Cancer Alliance and local NHS trusts visit the survey website here.

U16 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey

The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey for children under 16 years of age is a new national initiative, to gather feedback from children and young people on the care and treatment they received. It was launched in 2021 aims to help us to understand what is good about children’s cancer care and identify how we can make improvements.

To learn more about the under 16 cancer patient experience survey visit the website here.