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NHS bed shortages cause late cancellation of cancer surgeries

Trust apologises after patient is sent home twice when ready for surgery

One of the NHS’s biggest hospital trusts has apologised to a 78-year-old man after it had to cancel his cancer surgery twice in a month because of a lack of beds. On both occasions the patient, who has liver cancer, waited in the hospital for six hours and was ready to go into the operating theatre to have his tumour removed when he was sent home.

Staff at Leicester general hospital explained to him that there was no high-dependency bed for him if he experienced complications during the surgery.

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