Daily Mail



5.8m currently on NHS waiting lists for routine care 300,000 have been waiting for at least 12 months 66% of patients treated within 18-week target 68% of cancer patients start treatment within two-month target 12m is the projected size of waiting list by 2025 if pre-pandemic activity level continues 9.1m number of ‘missing’ NHS referrals during the Covid pandemic 60,000 cancer patients may have missed out on treatment due to Covid £36bn generated by new ‘health and social care levy’ over next three years £8bn of this will go towards tackling NHS elective and cancer treatment backlog £151bn annual NHS England budget for 2021/22

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