Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has claimed that patients are being deliberately denied treatment so that primary care trusts can balance their books by the end of the financial year.

His comments follow a BBC survey that indicates that a quarter of all primary care trusts in England are asking patients to wait longer for hospital treatment in an attempt to bring down financial deficits.

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Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has claimed that patients are being deliberately denied treatment so that primary care trusts can balance their books by the end of the financial year.

His comments follow a BBC survey that indicates that a quarter of all primary care trusts in England are asking patients to wait longer for hospital treatment in an attempt to bring down financial deficits.

Read more here