NHS surgery 'age discrimination'
Age discrimination may be preventing older people from having access to vital surgery, a report suggests.
The Royal College of Surgeons and Age UK looked at surgery rates for six common procedures for English over-65s.
It found a wide variation in access to treatment depending on where people lived and a "worrying" difference between the over 65s and over 75s.
NHS England said it was committed to "ensuring older patients had equal access to treatment".
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