Cancer Patient Experience

The Cancer Patient Experience Survey was undertaken by the Department of Health and provides insights into the care experienced by cancer patients across England who were treated as day cases or inpatients.

The latest National Cancer Patient Experience Survey is for 2012/13.The 2013 Cancer Patient Experience Survey covered nearly 114,000 NHS patients who have been seen for treatment in hospital in the period 1st September 2012 and 30th November 2012 and who had a primary diagnosis of cancer.The questionnaire, methodology and supporting material such as covering letters to patients largely replicated the 2010 and 2011/12 surveys and have been extensively reviewed at national level and formally agreed by the Department of Health

For full details about the survey please see the DH web page.

Each of the 160 NHS Trusts taking part in the survey have been provided with a bespoke report which enables them to compare their provision of cancer patient experience with other Trusts, and to drive quality improvements and better outcomes locally.

2013 Survey

  • National Cancer Patient Experience Survey Programme National Report
  • 2013 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey Trust Results (Excel)

2011/12 survey results

2010 survey results