GPs ordered to ration cancer scans: Lives ‘being put at risk’ by bureaucrats’ new cost-saving directive

Source: Daily Mail

Family doctors have been ordered to ration the number of patients they send for life-saving cancer scans to save money.

They are being told to slash the number they refer to hospital for tests including ultrasounds, MRIs and CT scans commonly used to spot tumours.

Last night experts warned the cost-saving measures increased the risk of patients being diagnosed too late and dying unnecessarily.
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