Lives at risk from long ambulance waits, say paramedics

Targets are missed across UK – with some heart attack and stroke victims waiting up to nine hours for help. Source link

NHS waits: More people feeling forced into private healthcare

Increasing numbers are raising money to go private rather than wait for NHS operations. Source link

Children face 'agonising' waits for mental health care

Data from half England’s specialist services found a fifth have waited more than 12 weeks in the pandemic. Source link

Long waits for ambulances continue in England

It took an average of more than eight minutes to respond to urgent call-outs, NHS figures show. Source link

Heart surgery waits in England may rise by 40%, warns charity

Even before Covid, waits for heart treatment were far too long, the British Heart Foundation says. Source link

Huge regional disparities in long hospital waits

Parts of Essex and Blackpool have the highest proportion of people waiting over a year for care. Source link

The NHS Covid legacy – long waits and lives at risk

One in four hospitals sees long waits balloon, as NHS warned backlog will take years to tackle. Source link

Covid-19: NHS waits at record high as second wave hits care

“However, thanks to the hard work of NHS staff and the innovations in treatment and care developed over the course of the pandemic, hospitals treated more than one million people with other conditions in January, at the peak of the winter wave, nearly twice as many as they did last April. Source link