Rishi Sunak reveals personal heartbreak over NHS waiting times


RISHI Sunak has revealed his own personal heartbreak as he pledged to cut back on NHS waiting times.

He said his grandfather has been having hospital treatment for two and a half weeks.

Rishi Sunak said his family is extremely worried over his sick grandfather

He told The Times: “This is personal for all of us, the backlog issue.

“He literally has just come out and he’s very sick.

“We’ve been extremely worried as a family about everything over the last few weeks. He’s my last remaining grandparent.

“It will be unacceptable if ­millions and millions of people are waiting too long for the treatments they deserve.”

Mr Sunak is vowing to end 12-month waiting times entirely by September 2024.

Sunak has pledged to cut NHS waiting times for patients

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