Waits for scan results ‘too long’

Waits for the results of X-rays and other scans in England are often too long, a report finds.

The Healthcare Commission found waiting times in hospital X-ray departments had dropped – by 33% for some tests.

But two out of three doctors and nurses said they often did not get results when needed, and a half said the delays affected patient decisions daily.

BBC NEWS | Health | Waits for scan results ‘too long’


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