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More patients wait but for shorter time

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6953.497a (Published 20 August 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:497
  1. S Kingman

    The number of patients who have been waiting more than a year for treatment in England has gone up slightly since March but is down compared with this time last year, according to government figures published last week. Provisional figures on waiting times show that 0.1% more patients had been waiting for treatment for between one and two years at the end of June than at the end of March. The total number of patients waiting for treatment at the end of the second quarter of this year was 1 070 887. This figure is up by 0.5% on the first quarter, compared with …

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