NHS treating less patients than before Covid says new report

That is despite an increase in funding and staff

One day into his new job, the Health Secretary was given a stark reminder of the scale of the challenge facing him.

A report from an economic research body shows the NHS is treating fewer patients than before the Covid pandemic.

Neil Gray has taken over the job following the resignation of Michael Matheson yesterday.

He stood down after racking up a bill of almost £11,000 on his parliamentary iPad.

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