Cancer treatments Covid-19 Group minutes and guidance: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

1. A copy of the letter the Scottish Government wrote on the 25th March to NHS board chief executives to “share the nationally agreed clinical guidance for the management of cancer treatments during Covid-19.”
2. All meeting minutes, documents prepared for meetings and documents produced after meetings of this groups, including the guidance in question.
3. The membership of the group and remit.


I have included a copy of the letter from the Scottish Government to the NHS Chief Executives dated 25 March 2020.
I have also included the Agenda and Minutes from the Cancer Treatment Response Group Meetings on 18 March 2020 and 27 March 2020
All the other information you have requested is available from Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

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