Stoke patients delaying cancer treatments for holidays

Stoke patients delaying cancer treatments for holidays
 

People are putting their lives at risk by turning down cancer appointments because they clash with their holiday plans, a hospital has claimed.
Royal Stoke University Hospital said an increasing number of patients have missed bookings for potentially life-saving treatment.
Clinicians are urging people who are referred not to delay being seen.
In January, 18 of the 53 patients who missed the treatment deadline did so of their own choice.
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13 June 2018 in Health, Views: 59
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