One in four cancer patients wait two months for treatment, as NHS performance hits record low

The Telegraph

14 March 2019 - The number of cancer sufferers waiting at least two months for treatment after an urgent referral from their doctor is the highest on record, official figures show.

Almost one quarter of patients are being forced to wait longer for surgery or radiotherapy, with a steep decline in recent performance.

The data shows the worst Accident & Emergency performance in 15 years, while the number of patients waiting at least six months for operations has risen by one third in a year.

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