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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

Theresa May accused of ‘playing down’ NHS crisis and ‘scapegoating’ GPs

17th January 2017

The BMA’s chairman, Dr Mark Porter, said the underfunding of the NHS and “salami slicing” has led to a situation … Read more

How the ‘humanitarian’ crisis in the NHS is paving the way for private healthcare

12th January 2017

It has been a calamitous winter inside the NHS.  Last week, three people tragically died at Worcestershire Royal hospital with … Read more

GPs asked to come into hospital to discharge patients and take on care

12th January 2017

NHS managers in the Midlands have put out an urgent call for GPs to go in to their local hospital … Read more

‘The worst conditions in memory’: NHS doctors describe a week in A&E

9th January 2017

The Guardian asked a number of doctors working in A&E departments across the country to explain how their departments have … Read more

Future Fit: Fears for patients over Shropshire A&E decision delay

16th December 2016

Tracey Huffer, Shropshire councillor for Ludlow East and a practising nurse, has called for better leadership and communication to be … Read more

Trusts with dangerous staffing levels face NHS Improvement intervention

6th December 2016

Health economies and NHS providers’ plans for major workforce changes will be subject to NHS Improvement checks on safety, its … Read more

Why the big secret over plans to transform NHS services?

6th December 2016

Proposed consolidation of neonatal services could be the reason sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) were drawn up without GPs like … Read more

STPs chosen to lead major £350m back office savings drive

2nd December 2016

The Greater Manchester, Kent and Medway, mid and south Essex, and north west London STPs have been selected to be … Read more