Sturgeon 'is IVF hypocrite'

LABOUR has accused Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon of hypocrisy over fertility treatment on the NHS.

Health spokeswoman Jackie Baillie said Ms Sturgeon had promised in opposition to stop queue-jumping by private patients.

A recent survey found that the waiting time for NHS patients in Lothian is three years, but only eight months for self-funded patients.

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Ms Baillie said: "Health boards continue to make millions of pounds by allowing private patients to buy their way to the front of the queue."