Delays to treatment

Analysis: Highest number of patients waiting a year for treatment since 2008

25th September 2017

The number of patients waiting more than a year to be treated on an elective pathway has more than doubled … Read more

Falling number of NHS child psychiatrists provokes ‘deep concern’

25th September 2017

The number of NHS psychiatrists helping troubled children and young people in England is falling despite the growing demand for care, new … Read more

NHS funding concerns raised after patient’s death

7th September 2017

A coroner has raised concerns over the level of funding in mental health services following the death of a patient … Read more

NHS patients waiting for hospital care top 4m for first time in a decade

11th August 2017

More than 4 million patients are waiting to be admitted to hospital in England to have surgery, the highest number … Read more

Richards: NHS must protect waiting times and access to treatment

25th July 2017

The NHS must protect waiting times for planned treatment and maintain access to evidence based care despite ongoing austerity, the outgoing … Read more

Thousands of mental health patients spend years on secure wards

21st July 2017

Thousands of mental health patients are being kept in secure wards for years at a time when they should be … Read more

NHS bosses warn of mental health crisis with long waits for treatment

7th July 2017

Mental health services are so overwhelmed by soaring demand that patients are facing long delays to access care, a powerful … Read more

More patients waiting longer than a week for GP appointments

7th July 2017

Growing numbers of patient are waiting a week or more to see their GP or are unable to get an … Read more

Thousands of children’s operations cancelled each year, NHS figures show

5th June 2017

Paediatricians’ leader says figures obtained by Labour are further evidence NHS is being pushed to the brink. Thousands of operations … Read more

Long waits for surgery ‘have tripled in four years’

2nd June 2017

The number of patients waiting six months or more for surgery has tripled over the past four years in England, … Read more