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RCS England responds to DHSC announcement on more choice for NHS patients to cut waiting timesThe Royal College of Surgeons of England responds to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announcement today that NHS patients will be offered a choice of where they go for treatment.
Waiting lists remain devastating for patients, say Royal College of Surgeons in Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland’s elective waiting times remain extremely challenging and could potentially worsen in light of current financial assessments, according to the Northern Ireland Director of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England).
Surprise rise in Wales waiting lists as two-year wait target is missedThe Royal College of Surgeons of England is disappointed waiting times in Wales have ticked upwards in March this year following a number of months of declines. New figures show NHS waiting lists in Wales increased to 734,721 in March 2023.