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Doctors union warns backlog of patients is ‘dangerously close’ to crippling the NHS

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Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox A backlog of patients is ‘dangerously close’ to crippling the health service, a doctors’ union has warned.

With waiting times at a record high, even a small increase in Covid admissions could ‘significantly undermine’ hospitals' ability to tackle the logjam, The British Medical Association (BMA) says.

The union describes the situation in emergency departments as ‘dire’ and warns exhausted staff are ‘on their knees’ after a devastating year.

Data from NHS England has revealed that the number of people in England waiting to start NHS hospital treatment has risen above five million for the first time.

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