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    Recent statistics regarding patient care throughout the NHS have caused widespread concern among numerous agencies and advocacy groups. Recently, figures showed that more than 102,000 individuals had to wait more than two weeks to see a cancer care specialist after their GP referred them. The maximum time from referral for a patient who has suspected cancer is 14 days, and the government aims to meet a 93% target for meeting this timeframe. Unfortunately, 25 out of 157 NHS trusts failed to reach this important threshold, and numbers are down since the 2011/2012 statistics. Exceeding this limit puts patients in an unnecessary […]
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