Hospital 'long-waiters' show sharp rise (BBC News)
May / 2017
Hospitals waiting times in England have deteriorated markedly in the past five years, an analysis shows.
The Health Foundation review of official NHS data between 2011-12 and 2016-17 found longer waits for cancer, A&E and routine operations.
Last year the NHS missed all three targets for the first time in its history - and researchers warned it could get worse before it improves.
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