Wales NHS waiting times highest in two years, figures show


#1

The number of people waiting longer than nine months for hospital treatment in Wales has reached its highest level in two years.

Numbers rose to 13,269 people at the end of November - an increase of about 1,000 on the previous month and nearly 8,000 since March 2013.

The Welsh government’s target is to treat all patients within nine months.

bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25673192


#2

In case anybody does not know, NHS is single payer


#3

“The Welsh government’s target is to treat all patients within nine months”

Well, at least they still plan to treat them. :rolleyes:

Jon


#4

If they are still alive.


#5

Oh, yeah, that still alive part. :doh2: Some people need treatment more quickly than 9 months. Let’s see if we can Americanize it: “If you like your healthcare, you can have your health care…in nine months. Period.”

Jon


#6

We need to fix this with mandatory burial insurance. You get buried with three months of death. Period.

By that time the $255 Social Security death benefit can provide the family a nice luncheon from the McDonald’s dollar menu. BYOB.


#7

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