Media stories about STPs

NHS patients express increasing dissatisfaction with levels of privacy

By NHS Support Federation | 15th August 2017

NHS patients are increasingly dissatisfied with the level of privacy afforded to them in hospital, a new report has revealed, … Read more

NHS cutbacks worsen IVF ‘postcode lottery’ in England

By NHS Support Federation | 14th August 2017

Funding cuts by the UK’s NHS has meant that 13 areas in England have restricted or halted IVF treatment since the start of 2017, … Read more

MPs furious, campaigners not giving up after Horton downgrade confirmed

By NHS Support Federation | 10th August 2017

North Oxfordshire MP Victoria Prentis said she is ‘furious’ with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG) board for approving the … Read more

United Banburyshire appeals for Horton to be saved

By NHS Support Federation | 9th August 2017

MPs, campaigners, councils and the clergy descended on Oxford on Monday to plead for the Horton General Hospital to be … Read more

Expectant mothers turned away from Darlington maternity services on 26 occasions last year

By NHS Support Federation | 9th August 2017

The number of times a North-East maternity unit was forced to temporarily close its doors to expectant mothers rose by … Read more

GP practice manager hits out at planned closure of sexual health clinic

By NHS Support Federation | 8th August 2017

The Blanche Heriot Unit at St Peter’s Hospital is set to close at the end of September 2017, Get Surrey reports. The … Read more

‘Totally disgusted’ patients vow to fight Yeovil walk-in clinic closure

By NHS Support Federation | 8th August 2017

An Australian man visiting Yeovil is “totally disgusted” by the decision to close a walk-in centre helping local people who … Read more

Labour accuses Tories of treating GP services with astonishing neglect

By NHS Support Federation | 7th August 2017

Labour has accused the government of treating GP services with astonishing neglect, as the party released an analysis that showed … Read more

Trusts, council and GPs battle for £80m new care model contract

By NHS Support Federation | 7th August 2017

Two foundation trusts and a consortium formed by the county council and local GPs are set to compete for an … Read more

Grantham A&E unit’s night closure policy to remain

By NHS Support Federation | 7th August 2017

A decision to close a hospital accident and emergency unit overnight has been backed by the government. United Lincolnshire Hospitals … Read more