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Thu19May2022The British Medical Association has today published two reports into the Government’s handling of the pandemic and its impact on the NHS, the health of the population, and doctors.
Surgeons call for ‘elective centres’ as the number of patient pathways waiting for treatment reaches 701,418Surgeons are calling on the Welsh government to roll out regional surgical hubs, or elective centres, as waiting lists in Wales have soared to a record high. The Royal College of Surgeons of England’s comments come as new data show the number of patient pathways waiting for treatment in Wales in March 2022 reached a record 701,418
Thu12May2022New figures reveal 17,477 operations were cancelled in the first three months of 2022, with high rates of Omicron disrupting planned hospital treatment. The data shows 4,015 (23%) patients were not treated within 28 days of their cancellation, in a breach of the standard.