Reduction in training

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

One in ten areas left without GP out-of-hours cover

3rd February 2017

Out-of-hours GP services are on a knife edge, with providers covering some four million patients admitting they have had overnight … Read more

Warning of cuts to family doctors in NHS overhaul

31st January 2017

GP leaders have warned that local health chiefs are exploiting plans to overhaul the NHS in order to slash the … Read more

Biggest headache for the NHS boss is his own plan

31st January 2017

Who would be Simon Stevens? The job he takes such pride and purpose in has recently got a lot harder. … Read more

NHS intensive care ‘at its limits’ because of staff shortages

29th January 2017

The NHS’s network of intensive care units is “at its limits” because they are overwhelmed by staff shortages and the … Read more

NHS spending per person will be cut next year, ministers confirm

27th January 2017

The Government will cut the National Health Service’s budget per person in real terms next year, ministers have admitted in … Read more

Hospitals cancelled record number of urgent operations last year

27th January 2017

Hospitals cancelled a record number of urgent operations last year as bed shortages left them struggling to cope with the … Read more

Is the NHS in crisis?

24th January 2017

The chairman of the Leeds Health Scrutiny Board certainly thinks so. In a letter to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Coun … Read more

NHS Hospital wards left with ‘dangerously low levels of nurses’

19th January 2017

Hospitals are running wards with a dangerously low number of nurses and are using healthcare workers as “stand-ins”, according to a … Read more

More than 7,000 nurses could face axe under secret NHS plans

19th January 2017

More than 7,000 nurse posts could be axed from NHS hospitals across the country despite a mounting Accident & Emergency crisis, … Read more