Major success in improving cancer diagnosis

The key initial Quality Performance Indicators for Melanoma Cancer, have been met in 2020/2022, for more than 96% of those referred. This is up from 91.5% in 2018/2019 and beats the 90% target by some way.

QP1 definition:

Proportion of patients with cutaneous melanoma who have their initial diagnostic biopsy carried out by a skin cancer clinician*.

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