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‘Untouchable’ hospitals still rejecting ‘75%’ of GP referrals

Exclusive Hospitals rendered ‘untouchable’ by coronavirus measures are still rejecting referrals and ‘reverse delegating’ patients back to their GPs, Pulse has learned.

GP urgent cancer referrals fell by 60% in April

The number of urgent cancer referrals made by GPs in April declined by 60% year on year, according to the latest NHS England data.