Table 5

Outcome of calls to the Cancer Treatment Helpline between 2015 and 2020

YearAdvice only (%)GP/NHS24 (%)Oncology review (%)ED review (%)Admission (%)
2016301526327
2017321225229
2018311030227
2019311131422
2020*461120419
  • Values expressed as percentage of total calls to nearest whole number.

  • *COVID-19 pandemic.

  • ED, emergency department; GP, general practitioner.