Jonathan Ashworth – 2020 Comments on NHS Performance Statistics

The comments made by Jonathan Ashworth, the Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, on 8 October 2020.

This is a staggering increase in people waiting beyond 12 months for treatment. It means people suffering longer in pain and distress and is simply unacceptable. Everyone understands the pressures facing the NHS but ministers have a responsibility to bring forward plans to ensure people receive the treatment they need on time.