What cancer waiting time target changes mean for nurses
The NHS had its worst cancer waiting time targets record in 2022, but a streamlining of standards hopes to bring about a positive change
NHS targets for waiting times in cancer treatment have been streamlined from ten standards to three.
NHS England (NHSE) says the reduction will simplify standards it sees as outdated. But the change comes against a backdrop of targets routinely being missed and reports of some patients having operations cancelled two or