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York hospital trust apologises to patients after missing key cancer target

Figures show cancer patients at the York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are not being seen quickly enough.

A trust spokesperson apologised to patients and said “well documented national and system pressures” have impacted on patient care.

The NHS states 85 per cent of cancer patients urgently referred by a GP should start treatment within 62 days.

 

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