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“We could do with giving the NHS some time itself to heal” - What M.E.N. readers are saying about healthcare in Greater Manchester

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Don't miss a thing by getting the day's biggest stories sent direct to your inbox M.E.N readers have had their say about hospital waiting times and the pressures on the NHS.

Waiting times nationally are at a record high, with the number of people waiting to start NHS hospital treatment rising above five million for the first time, according to NHS England.

Meanwhile A&E attendances in England last month were 65 per cent higher than a year ago. British Medical Association (BMA) council chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul has described the situation in English emergency departments as “dire”. “All doctors want to do is see and treat their patients, but we can’t do this effectively without Government honesty about the backlog and support in helping the

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