Long waits for Medical imaging
Detailed report in BBC HEALTH NEWS
"Waits for tests have come downWaits for the results of X-rays and other scans in England are often too long, a report finds. But two out of three doctors and nurses said they often did not get results when needed, and a half said the delays affected patient decisions daily."
Average wait for a non-urgent CT scan:
Seven weeks in 2001
Just over five weeks in 2005
Average wait for an MRI scan:
21 weeks in 2001
14 weeks in 2005
Seems like Teleradiology Providers is on th right track...