NHS cancer scans left unread for weeks because of pension row

Hospitals cut services as consultants stop doing overtime to avoid huge tax bills

Cancer scans showing the presence or spread of the disease are going unread for as long as six weeks as the impact of the doctors’ pension dispute on patient care worsens.

Hospitals are increasingly having to reduce the services they can provide as thousands of consultants stop doing overtime in order to avoid being hit by unexpected tax bills of up to £80,000.

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