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NHS operations being restricted survey says

A survey suggests there are growing restrictions on access to NHS operations in England. Nine out of ten local trusts say they have imposed conditions on non-urgent surgery.

Some NHS managers blamed the trend on cost-cutting. The government promised to take action against trusts that delay treatment on the basis of cost alone.

Adam Brimelow reports.

  • 19 Jun 2012