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Health Minister Praises Efforts By NHS In Reducing Patient Waiting Time

Scotland's health minister Andy Kerr said that the NHS staff should be praised for their efforts and has hailed the latest statistics on NHS waiting times// as the "best ever". He said that the maximum waiting time for the patients had reduced from 12 to 6 months.

Reports indicated that the figures up to 31st March on the number of outpatients and inpatient day cases with an 18-week wait for treatment was at its lowest ever level. The Scottish Tories have accused the Scottish Executive of misrepresenting the facts. Mr Kerr explained that the NHS in Scotland was delivering continuously and he further continued, praising the contribution of the Golden Jubilee Hospital in Clydebank, which was bought in 2002 to reduce waiting times. He stated that they were on track to bring that down their target even further, so as to cut the maximum wait to 18 weeks for first outpatient appointment or inpatient or as a day case treatment by December 2007. Acknowledging the contribution of the significant investment and reform they’ve made he said that these are what are showing real dividends for patients across the country.

Current statistics have also shown that the Golden Jubilee Hospital performed 28,636 procedures, which was an increase of 50% to the previous year exceededing its target by 14%. The minister pointed out that these were the same figures for which the ministry had drawn a lot of flak couple of months ago. Mr Kerr announced that the hospital offered patients quite a few choices, reduced waiting times and delivered first-class services.

Jill Young, chief executive of the Golden Jubilee Hospital explained that their patients many of whom come to the hospital from all across Scotland, are the actual beneficiaries from all this. Categorically stating hat the patients are their number one priority e explained that all these statistics also goes on to show how hard working their staff is. Praising all the staff, as to how they cont
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