The waiting game
Thousands of people suffering from orthopaedic complaints are enduring lengthy and painful waits for treatment, as the health system creaks under the strain
The plight of those waiting for orthopaedic treatment does not typically elicit the same emotive response as cancer. But speak to one of the thousands of adults and children waiting for surgical procedures for more than three months, and you’ll come across some extremely frustrated individuals.
Many of those - 5,673 to be precise - have been waiting for over six months (that figure includes the wait for all surgical specialities, such as...
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