Hospital cuts to follow-up treatment ‘risk lives’
Leading consultant damns ‘insane’ policy and minister’s new NHS ‘goals’By Naomi Lloyd | 9 December 2011 | 2 Related pieces
It’s all hot air. It will not change anything
Dr Andrew Bamji, consultant rheumatologist
Efficiency savings in the UK’s health service are forcing hospitals to slash follow-up appointments – putting patients’ lives in danger.
That is the claim made to Exaro by a leading consultant, in comments that are set to undermine proposals unveiled two days ago by Andrew Lansley, the health secretary.