Patients share their experiences of long waiting times and difficulties accessing medical records within the NHS.
Why it matters
The articles highlight the challenges faced by patients within the NHS, including long waiting times and difficulties accessing medical records. These issues impact the quality of care and patient experience within the healthcare system.
What the papers say
The Times explores the frustrations of accessing medical records at different hospitals, while The Guardian discusses the challenges faced by patients waiting for treatment within the NHS. Another article in The Times shares the experience of a patient who received quick treatment due to having private insurance. The Independent reports on the new Health Secretary's vow to address NHS strikes and find a fair resolution.
How we got here
The articles highlight ongoing issues within the NHS, including long waiting times and difficulties accessing medical records. The new Health Secretary has vowed to address these challenges and find a fair resolution to NHS strikes.
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