Health & the NHS

NHS Scotland Performing Better Than England?

According to a May 2018 report, in the BMJ:  ‘The number of people waiting more than 18 weeks for NHS [England] treatment has increased by 35% in the past year, official figures show.’  In a comparable period, NHS Scotland reported:  ‘In March 2018, for all Boards, 81.2% of patients were reported as being seen within 18 weeks. The figures for January and February were 81.0% and 81.0%respectively.’