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Lung cancer screening for over 55s will be rolled out in England

51app 2023; 381 doi: (Published 27 June 2023) Cite this as: 51app 2023;381:p1469

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Re: Lung cancer screening for over 55s will be rolled out in England

Dear Editor

It is a shame that patients with symptomatic COPD cannot access spirometry in a timely fashion having seen a primary care clinician (current waits in Southwark are almost a year) but asymptomatic patients are invited in for this and a CT. More evidence of worsening of health inequalities and promoting vote winning initiatives at a time when we struggle with basic investigations...

Competing interests: No competing interests

19 February 2024
Raj S Nair
GP
87 Albion St