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Press Statements from September 2016

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Cancelled Operations in NHS England

PRCSEd comments on BBC investigation that suggests thousands of operations cancelled in English hospitals last year.

Responding to a BBC investigation that suggests tens of thousands of operations were cancelled by English hospitals last year, but not officially counted, Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones, President of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh said: “As surgeons, we are all too aware of the impact a last minute cancellation can have on patients. Not only …

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