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Shock at revelation 60,000 waiting over year for surgery

Top medic says situation ‘wholly unacceptable’ as demand for ops outstrips capacity

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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor

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Mark Taylor

Almost 60,000 people here are waiting more than a year for surgery, it has emerged.


Official figures show that there were 84,442 patients on operation waiting lists as of March 31 this year.


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