Information about National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP)

Who we are

The National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) is a directorate within the Health Service Executive (HSE) which manages, organises and delivers cancer control on a whole population basis.

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The National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) was established in 2007 to implement the National Cancer Strategy 2006 with the aim to reduce cancer incidence; to reduce cancer mortality and morbidity; and to improve the quality of life of people living with cancer.

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Role and function

The role and function of the NCCP has evolved over time to reflect the changes related to the ongoing restructuring of the health services. The NCCP’s role is predominantly focused on planning, quality assurance and performance management of publicly delivered cancer services nationally.

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How to contact us

Please contact

Additional contact details

Address: National Cancer Control Programme, King’s Inns House, 200 Parnell Street, Dublin 1. Tel: 01-828 7100 Fax: 01 828 7160

Services provided to the public

The NCCP provides information on cancer for patients, families and the public


Decision Making

Find out more about our decision making process

Related documents

Frequently Requested Information

Below are links to information that is frequently requested from us.

NCCP reports:

National policy reports:

Guidelines and Policies:

Cancer Information

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information Act 2014 gives each individual legal rights to access both personal and non-personal (corporate) records, to have personal records amended or deleted where the information is incorrect or misleading and the right to seek reasons for decisions that affect him/her.

Find out more about making a request under the Freedom of information Act 2014.