Cancer referrals are being rejected by hospitals, GPs warn

Cancer referrals are being rejected by hospitals, GPs warn

Suspected cancer patients are being refused hospital appointments despite being referred by GPs, it has emerged. Family doctors working for one NHS trust in north east London claimed that hundreds of referrals had been rejected in recent weeks. Many were for ultrasounds and chest X-rays and were sent via the two-week wait system, in which […]