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11 Dec 2019

Cancelled urgent operations in England highest for 10 years

Health and Social Care Correspondent

Warning: there are strong images of a patient post-surgery.

On the eve of tomorrow’s election, the crisis in the NHS is continuing to dominate the political debate.

This programme has new evidence of a system under extraordinary pressure.

We’ve discovered the number of cancelled urgent operations in England is now the highest in almost 10 years – with over 4,000 patients having their procedures cancelled.