Patients have been waiting up to five months for diagnostic scan results at Plymouth’s Derriford Hospital.

One patient was still waiting for the results of an X-ray taken on 6 March, according to a Freedom of Information answer to the BBC on 29 July.

In September 2014, Derriford Hospital had 12,693 patients waiting for results of scans.

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