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Question reference: S6W-18231

  • Asked by: Edward Mountain, MSP for Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party
  • Date lodged: 23 May 2023
  • Current status: Answered by Michael Matheson on 6 June 2023


To ask the Scottish Government, further to the priority set out in the 2020 document, Recovery and Redesign: An Action Plan for Cancer Services, to "work with the Scottish Hepatobiliary Network and support clinical consensus on redesign of pancreatic...cancer pathways", whether it has completed this work, and, if so, what actions resulted from this.


The Pancreato-Hepatocellular Cancer Pathway Improvement Project (PHCC PIP) was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and did not commence until last year. The pilot is now in its second year.

More information on the project, including how to make specific enquiries, can be found at the following webpage: Pancreato-Hepatocellular Cancer Pathway Improvement Project (PHCC PIP) – SCAN Scotland .