Media stories about STPs

GPs unable to order adult hepatitis B vaccine ‘until further notice’

By NHS Support Federation | 4th August 2017

Practices will be unable to order stocks of adult Hepatitis B vaccine ‘until further notice’ after new guidance to ensure … Read more

Hospital stops children surgery in a bid to improve services

By NHS Support Federation | 3rd August 2017

Children’s surgery will move out of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital to others “better placed” to provide the specialist care, says … Read more

Councillors to discuss closure of NHS walk in centre at public meeting

By NHS Support Federation | 1st August 2017

Discussions are taking place about the future of two NHS services in Lincolnshire. Councillors are considering their response to proposals … Read more

New fears for Chorley A&E

By NHS Support Federation | 1st August 2017

Fears that Chorley’s Accident & Emergency unit could close again have surfaced among campaigners fighting for a 24/7 service. According … Read more

Nuffield health sales leap as NHS comes under strain

By NHS Support Federation | 31st July 2017

The deteriorating health of the UK population has boosted turnover at one of Britain’s largest private hospital ­operators as the … Read more

Royal College of GPs warn profession could reach ‘breaking point’

By NHS Support Federation | 31st July 2017

A government pledge to increase GP numbers by 5,000 within three years is falling short amid fears the profession “could … Read more

Nearly 40 per cent of GPs plan to leave the NHS within five years

By NHS Support Federation | 31st July 2017

Government attempts to stop GPs quitting the profession are failing as four in 10 say they are planning to retire … Read more

West Norfolk surgery under threat of closure

By NHS Support Federation | 28th July 2017

A West Norfolk surgery is under threat of closure. Vida Healthcare, who run Fairstead Surgery, say the building is not … Read more

‘Megalithic’ changes to health and adult social care agreed

By NHS Support Federation | 24th July 2017

Three years ago the county council formed the East Sussex Better Together programme with clinical commissioning groups, the trust running … Read more

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