Bid to cut waiting lists


OPERATING theatres in public hospitals in the Valencia region will open on Saturdays to reduce waiting lists.
Regional councillor for health Carmen Montón said this week: “We are trying to do more with the resources we have to reduce waiting times.”
According to figures released by the regional health department in June, a total of 66,512 patients are waiting for an operation, with the average waiting time standing at 107 days.

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