HSE report shows 46,000 awaiting treatment

The National Treatment Purchase Fund is denying that there are any lengthy delays on hospital waiting lists.

The NTPF has said waiting lists have been reduced from up to five years in 2002 to a current average of two-and-a-half months.

However, new HSE figures show that by the end of July there were more than 46,000 people awaiting In-patient and Day Case treatment.


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