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Patients 'can't trust hospitals' on waiting times

Data on NHS waiting times is consistently wrong, according to a key parliamentary committee. The Public Accounts Committee's chair told NHS trusts to "clean up your act" to make sure they provide accurate information.

Patients 'can't trust hospital waiting times'

NHS patients cannot trust waiting time data put out by hospital trusts, the head of an influential parliamentary committee has told ITV News.

Margaret Hodge, who chairs the Public Accounts Committee, called on trusts to "clean up your act" so that patients could have faith in the "fundamental benchmark".

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