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11 May 2022

Which? Shorts podcast: The NHS Waiting Game

Listen to our podcast as we dive deep into your options when you are put on a waiting list for NHS treatment
The NHS waiting game - Which? Shorts
The NHS waiting game - Which? Shorts

The third episode of the new Which? Shorts podcast takes a deep-dive into the UK health sector, examining soaring waiting times, the cost of going private, and asks what you can do to prepare for any essential treatment. 

Which? Shorts features bite-size advice articles from experts across the whole spectrum of Which? content. You can listen to our latest in-depth features from our family of magazines. Hand picked and curated, they offer original insight on a whole range of topics that influence and impact our lives. 

In this episode Anna Studman examines the impact the pandemic has had on waiting times and looks at what you can do to mitigate the experience of waiting once you get put on the list. She also looks at what your options are, from choosing your hospital to whether you could opt for private medical care.

We’ll bring you new episodes of the Which? Shorts podcast each Wednesday, all hosted by our team of journalists. 

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Which? Shorts Episode Three: The NHS waiting game 

You can read the full transcript for episode three of Which? Shorts here.

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