Skip to comments.NHS waiting lists rise after doctors' hours cut
Posted on 08/03/2010 9:52:38 PM PDT by Nachum
Hospital waiting times have begun to rise again after years of decline following the introduction of European rules on junior doctors working hours. Waiting times in the NHS had been dropping since the 1990s but the rules limiting junior doctors to a 48-hour week, which were implemented last August, had reversed the trend. Thousands more patients were now waiting longer than 18 weeks for surgery. (Snip) However, since the EU directive cut junior doctors hours from 56 to 48 per week, these gains had been wiped out, the Royal College said.
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...doctors hours cut....... wowzers......not sure whether to lulz, being we still have ObamaCommieCare, or to go =.=
The Left has always been known for creating shortages.