100-fold rise in patients waiting a year for treatment at NHS hospitals

The number of patients waiting more than a year for NHS treatment has risen 100-fold in a year, new figures show.  Across England, 139,545 people had waited more than 52 weeks to start treatment as of September this year – the highest number for any calendar month since September 2008. In September 2019, the figure was […]

Operations cancelled as hospitals come under pressure from Covid cases

“Still, anyone with cancer or stroke or heart disease symptoms should absolutely continue to seek help from the NHS, because these urgent services are the priority right now.  The sooner the country bands together and helps get this latest outbreak under control, the...