Tag Archives: Access All Ages

Age Discrimination in Availability of Surgery (BBC News / Royal College of Surgeons / Age UK)

Summary The Royal College of Surgeons and Age UK again found a wide variations in access to treatment. Their recent investigation examined surgery rates for six common procedures across England’s 211 CCGs and detected worrying differences in access to surgery between … Continue reading

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Age and Availability of Surgery Report (BBC News / RCS)

Summary Some older patients are missing-out on vital treatment because of their age. Age discrimination in the NHS has been made illegal, but a report says it may still happen. Doctors should look at the overall health of a patient instead … Continue reading

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