NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'

NHS staff shortages put 'cancer survival rates at risk'
 

Progress on treating cancer has stalled in Scotland because of staff shortages and a lack of funding, according to a parliamentary report.
The Scottish Parliament's Cross-Party Group on Cancer found that 18% of cancer patients in June were not seen within the six-week target.
The report, which will be published later, has been described as "deeply concerning" by Cancer Research UK.
The Scottish government said its £100m strategy would improve survival rates.
The report estimates that as the Scottish population grows and the average age rises, 40,000 people will be diagnosed with... read more

 
18 November 2019 in Regional, Views: 205
Source: BBC
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31