NHS cancer specialists ‘too busy manning the phones to see patients’: Report finds radiographers are being put in charge of reception desks

Cancer specialists who have been trained to eradicate tumours with radiotherapy are being instead told to man the phones. An in-depth report into NHS staffing has uncovered how ‘highly qualified’ radiographers are being put in charge of reception desks. It also found that 43 per cent of doctors, nurses and other specialists did not have enough time to talk to or comfort cancer patients.
Daily Mail

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