September 12, 2023 6.00 pm This story is over 6 months old

Cancer patient suffers agonising 28-hour wait in Lincoln A&E

‘The NHS is failing and people need to be aware of long waits we are facing’

By Local Democracy Reporter

A 64-year-old man battling throat cancer was forced to endure a distressing 28-hour wait at Lincoln County Hospital’s A&E department, only to be discharged without receiving the necessary treatment.

On Wednesday, August 30, the patient, who wished to remain anonymous, visited the hospital for what should have been a simple procedure to address an issue with his enteral feeding tube.

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