Severe shortage of radiologists risks delays to cancer diagnosis, says report

Anne Li                                                                                     October 28th, 2017


The UK does not have enough radiologists to meet demand. Nearly all radiology departments responding to a survey said they were unable to carry out enough tests with their staff’s contracted hours. On average nearly 1 in 10 posts have been unfilled over the last 6 years. Sara Bainbridge, policy manager at Cancer Research UK, said that patients could be missing out on timely scan results to tell them if they have cancer.
See original article at: http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us/cancer-news/news-report/2017-10-11-severe-shortage-of-radiologists-risks-delays-to-cancer-diagnosis-says-report

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