Poorer patients have more NHS operations cancelled but white middle class people are more likely to complain

Poorer patients have more NHS operations cancelled but white middle class people are more likely to complain Study by Kings College London examined five million patients scheduled to have an operation | UPDATED: 21:07 GMT, 15 September 2012 People from deprived backgrounds and ethnic minorities are more likely to have their NHS operations cancelled, according to a new study.

"Cinderella cancers" that doctors miss: Multiple visits to the GP needed for proper diagnosis

'Cinderella cancers' that doctors miss: Multiple visits to the GP needed for proper diagnosis Many patients with less common cancers are referred to a specialist for diagnosis only after three or more trips to their family doctor, a study has found.