Delays to treatment

Pharmacists facing ‘massive shortages’ in common medicines across UK, experts warn

21st January 2019

Common medicines are in increasingly short supply according to reports from pharmacists who warn they are being forced to pay … Read more

Waiting times for NHS cancer treatment are at worst ever level

14th January 2019

Record numbers of patients are not getting vital cancer care on time because NHS England performance against waiting time targets has fallen … Read more

NHS cancer treatment wait statistics ‘set to be worst on record’

8th November 2018

Full story The Guardian, 8 November 2018 The NHS is on course for its worst annual cancer waiting statistics on record, official … Read more

Delays in NHS mental health treatment ‘ruining lives’

9th October 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 9 October 2018 People with mental health problems are waiting so long for NHS care … Read more

NHS cancels 14% of operations at last minute, research finds

7th September 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 7 September 2018. One in seven NHS hospital operations are being cancelled just before they … Read more

Autistic people wait years for diagnosis in some parts of England

18th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 18 July 2018. People with suspected autism are being forced to wait more than two … Read more

NHS operation waiting lists reach 10-year high at 4.3m patients

13th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 13 July 2018. The number of patients waiting for an operation on the NHS has … Read more

Demand for private counselling soars due to long NHS waiting lists

11th July 2018

Full story in the Metro, 11 July 2018. Since 2016, the number of people booking private counselling sessions has increased … Read more

Children in pain waiting half a year for dental operations up 50%, Labour warns

16th June 2018

Full story in The Independent, 16 June 2018 Dentistry experts have warned of a “troubling” increase in children being made … Read more

Hundreds going blind each year amid NHS delays, research shows

6th June 2018

Full story in The Telegraph, 6 June 2018 Hundreds of people are going blind every year because of long waits for … Read more