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ref date:26 Dec 1999 (HEA)
Scots wait in pain to see consulting doctor

Scots patients are waiting 3% longer to see a consultant after being referred there by their own doctor (GP). This rise contravenes Labours pledge made in their manifesto lie

Short end of the stick again... but keep on voting Labour you dimwits....

Pat Dawson, director of the Scottish Association of Health Councils, said: "This is very worrying for patients. We want to see more patients being seen within the nine-week target so patients do not have an anxious wait, sometimes in pain, to see a consultant."