Catherine Thompson"Although I was aware of the dreadful impact that long waits have on people’s lives, hearing this for myself from patients affected, and seeing their anguish and distress, is what really brought it home."

Our weekly blog on 23 July 2021 featured Catherine Thompson, Programme Director for the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Planned Care Alliance. Catherine talks about the current situation with regard to planned care across the region and the positive difference that the new Planned Care Citizens' Panel is making. You can read Catherine's blog in full here.