DAUK speaks to Reuters on cancelled Doctor appointments due to Queen’s funeral

Many patients have been left frustrated after being told that their doctor appointments they had waited months to secure were suddenly cancelled due to the Queen’s funeral.

Our co-chair Dr Ellen Welch speaks to Reuters:

“For patients who may have been waiting up to two years for elective surgery or appointments — if they are then cancelled on the 19th, this will be incredibly distressing.” 

“As frontline NHS staff, DAUK are left wondering if the decisionmakers in government really understand how their decisions play out on the ground,” Dr Welch said.

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