Media stories about STPs

Mum’s plea to save special heart unit

By NHS Support Federation | 21st July 2017

A Lincolnshire mum has said her eight-year-old son may not have survived his ordeal if it was played out again … Read more

23,000-name petition to save Leek’s Moorlands Hospital receives unanimous support

By NHS Support Federation | 21st July 2017

A petition to save a community hospital has received unanimous backing from councillors. More than 23,000 people signed their support … Read more

Call for tighter checks on private hospitals used by NHS after MRSA case

By NHS Support Federation | 21st July 2017

Theresa May has been urged to tighten checks on private hospitals used by the NHS after a Labour MP raised … Read more

UK cancer survival rates lag behind those of other European countries – study

By NHS Support Federation | 18th July 2017

Cancer survival rates in the UK continue to lag behind those of other European countries, research suggests, with experts flagging … Read more

Life-changing Rotherham Institute for Obesity closes its doors

By NHS Support Federation | 15th July 2017

TWO double-decker buses full of passengers add up to an awful lot of weight. But that is the amount staff … Read more

Revealed: NHS cuts could target heart attack patients in Surrey and Sussex

By NHS Support Federation | 14th July 2017

Patients at risk of a heart attack could be denied vital tests and potentially life-saving operations under NHS plans to make £55m … Read more

Brighton care service requires improvement, says CQC

By NHS Support Federation | 14th July 2017

A Brighton care service has made changes for the better after a few tough years but still “requires improvement”, according … Read more

More patients waiting too long in A&E despite it being NHS priority

By NHS Support Federation | 13th July 2017

The NHS is taking longer to treat patients attending accident and emergency departments despite ministers and health officials making A&E … Read more

‘The NHS is on its knees, and we are too’: Nurse describes 13-hour A&E shift that left her ‘broken’

By NHS Support Federation | 12th July 2017

A nurse has described how the chaos of working in the A&E department of an NHS hospital has left her “broken”, warning that … Read more

If no one listens to us, the NHS will face its own Grenfell-style disaster

By NHS Support Federation | 12th July 2017

All we know is that the victim is young, female and unconscious. Hit by a lorry, we’ve been told, while … Read more