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Thu13Jan2022The Royal College of Surgeons of England has expressed ‘grave concern’ that more than 2 million people have been waiting over the statutory 18 weeks for NHS hospital treatment. Today’s figures also report a record total waiting list, with 6 million patients waiting for consultant-led hospital treatment. This is the highest figure since records began in August 2007.
Thu6Jan2022The House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee has today published a report into ‘Clearing the backlog caused by the pandemic’. After giving evidence to the inquiry last year, the Royal College of Surgeons of England is welcoming the report and its recommendations.
Wed22Dec2021The Royal College of Surgeons of England has launched a ‘Winter Appeal’ to support the development of a unique medical media library that reflects the true diversity of the population.