More than 90% of health trusts in England are now restricting operations they deem to be non-urgent, such as hip, knee and cataract surgery, a GP magazine investigation has found.
GPs and charities said primary care trusts (PCTs) are introducing waiting lists by the back door by limiting access to care.
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