SMS for the NHS: The cost of missed appointments infographic
Delving into the true cost of missed appointments to the NHS and healthcare industry, the results are staggering. A whopping £162 million a year is wasted in the healthcare industry due to missed appointments. That's around 19 million appointments unattended every year. This amount of cash could fund a whole new hospital or even 655,870 ambulance call-outs. We take a look at just some of the other essentials this money could instead be spent on and show how we're helping to solve this dilemma.