Waiting, waiting, waiting…

New data reveals NHS waiting times have risen in recent years. 

That’s waiting times in; A&E, for urgent cancer treatment, and for routine care.

Read the original BBC article here:

Hospital waiting times at worst ever level by Nick Triggle

With a decline in healthcare staffing levels over recent years, slower patient transition through the hospital treatment process seems to be an inevitable outcome. For more anecdotal effects of poor staffing and the resulting waiting that patients suffer, read some Nursing Tales.