Andy Burnham MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary, responding to figures published today on NHS waiting times, said:
“The figures published today are yet more evidence that David Cameron has put our NHS in the danger zone.
“After years of improvement under Labour, more patients have had to wait longer for treatment since David Cameron came to power.
“It is particularly alarming that 45 Trusts are now missing the target for 90% per cent of patients treated within 18 weeks. A return to the postcode lottery – taking the N out of the NHS.
"Month after month, it is becoming increasingly clear that you can’t trust the Tories with our NHS.”