The SNP government is failing on 11 out of 19 NHS standards, new analysis from Scottish Labour has revealed
An annual summary of the state of the health service highlights the major challenges facing Scotland’s NHS, and the urgent need for action by new SNP Health Secretary Jeane Freeman.
Among the failings are standards to detect cancer early, and waiting times for both A&E patients and those waiting for routine operations.
In several areas, performance has declined since 2017.
Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services have recorded their worst ever waiting times.