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John Healey MP, Labour's Shadow Health Minister
, responding to reports that diagnostic waiting times have risen under the Tory-led Government, said 

“These figures show that long waiting times for tests are up more than four-fold since David Cameron became Prime Minister.

“It is clear that the Government's reckless reorganisation is beginning to impact on patient care and that we are starting to see the NHS go backwards under the Tories.”

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