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With waiting times on the increase, many are being hit with delays in getting scans. Opting to 'self fund' with your cash plan can speed up diagnosis and the subsequent treatment.
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As NHS waiting lists for treatment grow Orchard Healthcare
look at how a health cash plan can assist you in ‘self funding’ healthcare to
take the pressure off a struggling NHS.
A Health Cash Plan with Orchard Healthcare gives you the option of private treatment so that you can skip the waiting lists and don't have to wait on the NHS.
September has proved to be a bad month for Worcester Acute hospital trust as it was found to be one of the worst trusts in the country for patient mortality and the childrens ward at the Alexandra hospital in Redditch was closed
A new audit is being undertaken into diagnosis waiting times for cancer to help understand what is causing delays and late diagnosis which can be potentially life threatening
There has been no ‘let up’ in demand for NHS services over
the summer causing patient waiting times and financial pressures to
increase. Increasing demand has resulted
in pressure on other areas of patient care with 90% of beds in use and A&E
waiting times missing their critical 4 hour target.
100,000 operations to be cancelled and 1 million hospital appointments postponed after latest 5 day junior doctors strike announced.
NHS winter crisis – plans to postpone operations and
appointment in order to try to maintain emergency care this winter.
As demand for NHS services increases by 3% each year and billions of pounds of savings need to be made the Nuffield Trust warns that there could be rationing of NHS services.
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