Reduction in training

Are there 6,700 fewer mental health staff?

7th May 2017

The claim: At least 6,700 mental health nurses and doctors have been cut from the NHS in England since 2010. … Read more

Nurses will see their pay ‘cut by 12% over a decade’

29th April 2017

NHS workers will have had their pay cut by 12% by the end of the decade because of a government-imposed … Read more

Social care system ‘beginning to collapse’ as 900 carers quit every day

12th April 2017

More than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year, new figures reveal. Service … Read more

‘Army-style’ training proposal will not redress recruitment crisis, says BMA

15th March 2017

Proposals to train more doctors – and tie them to the NHS for more than four years after graduation – … Read more

NHS loses 9% of public health nurses in a year, triggering fresh workforce warnings

17th February 2017

The number of health visitors working in the NHS in England has fallen by almost 9% in the space of … Read more

Maternity units across England facing the axe under plans to transform NHS care

16th February 2017

Eleven maternity and neonatal units across England are reportedly facing either being axed or merged under plans to transform obstetrics … Read more

Tens of thousands of new mothers can’t reach a midwife, study finds

14th February 2017

Tens of thousands of new mothers a year are seeking help at an A&E unit or GP surgery because they … Read more

Robots can’t solve the crisis in the NHS – we still need workers with empathy

11th February 2017

Images of trolleys laden with suffering people in corridors, old people hooked up to drips on beds in cupboards – not … Read more

‘High’ risk to patients due to regional bed shortage, CQC warns

10th February 2017

The risk of a patient taking their life is “high” in West Midlands’ mental health trusts due to a shortage … Read more

Analysis: A&E performance sinks to record low

9th February 2017

Accident and emergency performance for December in England has sunk to its lowest level since the data started being collected … Read more