Long A&E waits: 3m a year wait over four hours

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The number of long A&E waits across the UK has more than doubled in the past four years as hospitals struggle to cope with demand, BBC analysis shows. Northern Ireland... Read More

Brexit: UK to wait until 'last moment' to spend on 'no deal' plan

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Taxpayers’ money will not be spent on preparing for a “no-deal” Brexit until the “very last moment”, Chancellor Philip Hammond has suggested. He... Read More

The long wait for a Persian iPhone keyboard

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Android devices as well as Apple computers have Persian keyboards, but until this week the option wasn’t available on Apple phones or iPads. For years Persian speakers used the Arabic... Read More

Wait for cancelled ops at 10-year high

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More than 5,000 NHS patients in England were not treated within 28 days of their operation being cancelled in the year to April – the highest figure for 10 years.... Read More

Duncan: Decision will wait

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The Oklahoma City Thunder overwhelmed the San Antonio Spurs in the second round, winning in six games to advance to the Western Conference finals. The Spurs won 67 games in... Read More

Mum 'can't wait for chemo' after birth

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Mum ‘can’t wait for chemo’ after baby born 12 weeks early 15 December 2015 From the section Bristol Image copyright Heidi Loughlin Image caption Ally Louise weighed just 2lb 5oz... Read More

End 'fixation' with A&E wait target

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  By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News The four-hour A&E waiting time target should be downgraded as it is distorting priorities, experts say. The call... Read More

A&Es miss four-hour wait standard

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Accident and emergency departments in England saw 92.9% of patients within four hours last week – the lowest percentage since April 2013, NHS data shows. The government sets a quarterly... Read More