Tags » Waiting Lists

Lengthy waits to see GPs may pose serious risk to patients, says top doctor

People with non-urgent conditions may be neglected amid long waiting times, leading to acute problems, warns head of GPs’ body

David Batty and agency

Thousands of patients could be put at serious risk of life-threatening or life-changing health problems as they wait several weeks to see family doctors, a leading GP has warned. 619 more words


Organ Piece: Reprise

A little over a year ago I wrote a piece on the newly introduced opt-out system of organ donation that had come into force across Wales, now a year on I take a look at how the whole system is shaping up. 354 more words

last Christmas....

i BET you are all humming it? without meaning to?

but i meant ME and Last Christmas.

Last Christmas i had fight in me.

Was all set to “get OUT” as soon as my wheelchair arrived. 291 more words

Me And My Defects

FGA Report: ObamaCare Expansion States More Than Double Enrollment Projections

Today, the Foundation for Government Accountability released a new report, authored by myself and Jonathan Ingram. We surveyed every ObamaCare expansion state, comparing enrollment projections to actual enrollment. 112 more words

Medicaid Expansion

Mental Health Care: The UK Needs to Step Up

When it comes to treatment for mental health, the UK is severely failing. Waiting lists in this country for mental health treatment are huge, and services on offer vary greatly dependent on where you live. 528 more words


Delays and more delays

Well today was meant to have been my first autism assessment appointment, but they cancelled at the last minute – again. The last cancellation was because they sent me the wrong appointment dates. 188 more words

Top of the List!

I had to look back over my previous posts to see how long we’ve been waiting.

The last hurdle was passed on 11 April. So, 4 months and 13 days later…..it appears our waiting is nearly over. 138 more words