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Wales NHS scan and ultrasound waiting times treble

The number of patients waiting longer than they should for diagnostic services such as MRI scans and ultrasounds has trebled in the last two years.

New figures also show patients in Wales face significantly longer waits than those in England for similar tests.

The Welsh government said health boards were working to address backlog issues.

The number of people waiting more than nine months for hospital treatment in Wales has also reached its highest level in two years.

Steffan Messenger reports.

Scan and ultrasound waiting trebles

  • 10 Jan 2014
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