Delays to treatment

New NHS waiting times app will show patients how to find hospitals with the shortest A&E queue

27th April 2019

A new NHS waiting times app will soon see patients choose where they seek urgent treatment. Under the new rules, … Read more

Cancer drugs are NOT reaching the patients: One in six sufferers have faced an NHS block to treatments that are recommended by their doctors, report warns

25th April 2019

Cancer drugs are not reaching the patients who need them, experts have warned. One in six people diagnosed with cancer … Read more

A&E patients waiting more than four hours reaches record high

11th April 2019

Almost 3 million patients in England waited more than four hours to be dealt with by A&E last year, the … Read more

No-deal Brexit fears over medication supplies

9th April 2019

We were both interviewed by BBC Newsnight last week for a report on no-deal preparations for pharmaceuticals, and profoundly disagree … Read more

NHS patients have cancer scans cancelled after supplier problems

7th April 2019

Concerns have been raised that problems related to the supply of a substance used to screen for cancerous cells is … Read more

Expect a rise in patients suing NHS over long waits, watchdog warns

22nd March 2019

The NHS should expect a surge of medical negligence claims because of longer waiting lists in areas including cancer care … Read more

Report: ‘Patients dying in hospital waiting for community care’

20th March 2019

Terminally-ill patients are “needlessly dying in hospital” because they are waiting too long for specialist care packages, according to a … Read more

Cancer treatment waiting times see ‘concerning spike’ as NHS plans to ditch key measures

15th March 2019

A quarter of cancer patients in January waited more than two months to start treatment, a concerning rise which means … Read more

NHS waiting times: A&E four-hour target set to be scrapped, plans reveal

11th March 2019

The NHS is set to abandon its flagship guarantee that patients at A&E will be treated, admitted or sent home … Read more

Record numbers of patients wait more than four hours at A&E

14th February 2019

More patients than ever before had to wait more than four hours for A&E treatment last month as winter put … Read more