NHS waiting list at record high as 5.8 million still waiting for treatment
The Independent says More than 5.8 million patients were waiting for routine surgery by the NHS in England by the end of September, new data has revealed.
This is the highest figure since August 2007 and comes as hospital leaders have warned the health service is at “breaking point”.
Ambulance services answered 82,000 emergency 999 calls in October, which was more then any other month on record, while response times have skyrocketed.
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