Far fewer waiting more than a year in NHS Scotland

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According to the Herald today ‘28,203 patients having spent 52 weeks or more on an NHS list.

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/19326954.covid-scotland-scots-waiting-hospital-treatment-almost-double/

According to the Independent, on the 15th April ‘A total of 387,885 patients in England have been waiting 12 months or more for planned surgery and other routine treatments.’

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/nhs-england-waiting-times-treatment-b1831810.html

England has 10 times the population so, all things being equal might have been expected to have had 282 030 waiting for a year or more but had 387 885, 105 885 more. That’s 37% more.

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