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Major driving licence changes being introduced today will address DVLA backlog

Major driving licence changes being introduced today will address DVLA backlog

From today, July 20, the law has changed to enable healthcare professionals other than doctors to complete DVLA medical questionnaires. This would [...]
Fine them! Angry Britons ‘picking up tab’ for missed NHS appointments as backlog erupts

Fine them! Angry Britons ‘picking up tab’ for missed NHS appointments as backlog erupts

It follows calls from healthcare professionals to impose small fines against people who do not attend their bookings at short notice or without goo [...]
NHS will take five years to clear cancer backlog, charity warns

NHS will take five years to clear cancer backlog, charity warns

Some 32,000 fewer patients have started care than would usually be expected since the start of the pandemic, it was said. Macmillan Cancer Support [...]
'Devastating’ Experts demand urgent action as record 2.7m join cancer backlog

'Devastating’ Experts demand urgent action as record 2.7m join cancer backlog

Cancer surgery... NHS is facing a major backlog (Image: GETTY)Health chiefs said unprecedented numbers of patients were referred to specialists bet [...]
NHS 'on track' to tackle backlog 'for nobody to wait over two years for treatment'

NHS 'on track' to tackle backlog 'for nobody to wait over two years for treatment'

It was one of several milestones set out in February's Elective Recovery Plan - a blueprint for clearing a treatment backlog that has grown to reco [...]
Millions miss health check for condition due to NHS backlog – symptoms to spot

Millions miss health check for condition due to NHS backlog – symptoms to spot

There are just under five million people living with diabetes in the UK. This number has been on the rise since the mid 2000s and is set to climb f [...]
'Significant delivery problem!' Patel locks horns with Truss over clearing visa backlog

'Significant delivery problem!' Patel locks horns with Truss over clearing visa backlog

The Brexit-backing Home Secretary clashed with the Foreign Secretary after Ms Patel was said to have asked Ms Truss' team for staff to help process [...]
Use private clinics to tackle cancer backlog, Sajid Javid told

Use private clinics to tackle cancer backlog, Sajid Javid told

The Health Secretary has so far refused to enter into a deal to let health service patients be fast-tracked for life-saving therapies. The Daily Ex [...]
Putin’s war hits NHS front line – No funding ready for refugee effort amid backlog

Putin’s war hits NHS front line – No funding ready for refugee effort amid backlog

THE NHS is facing even greater pressure due to Ukrainian refugees arriving in the UK. [...]
Renowned cancer specialist offers to clear mounting NHS backlog

Renowned cancer specialist offers to clear mounting NHS backlog

Earlier this month, Boris Johnson announced a new target to clear the mounting backlog (Image: Getty)The globally-respected oncologist wants to ope [...]
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