As NHS England cancer treatment wait statistics ‘set to be worst on record’, NHS Scotland’s success is ignored

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John Robertson
As NHS England cancer treatment wait statistics ‘set to be worst on record’, NHS Scotland’s success is ignored

In the Guardian yesterday: ‘The NHS [England] is on course for its worst annual cancer waiting statistics on record, official figures suggest. In eight out of nine published cancer targets, between April and September, the health service treated the lowest or joint lowest percentage of patients since operation standards were introduced, according to official figures published on Thursday. They show that with half of the year gone, 133,843 cancer patients have not been treated within the relevant standards. The figure…

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John Robertson
As NHS England cancer treatment wait statistics ‘set to be worst on record’, NHS Scotland’s success is ignored