THE number of patients waiting in emergency wards for more than 12 hours has doubled in a year, we can reveal today.

The lengthening waits in A&E were branded “obscene” by patients’ groups yesterday but the Government insisted a £50million investment plan shortened waiting times over the past six months.

The waiting times scandal is worst in the backyard of Health Secretary Alex Neil.

Reported by the Daily Record. You can read the full story here.

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