Media stories about STPs

Launceston Hospital petition nears 1,000 signatures

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

A petition calling for Launceston Hospital to become one of the proposed new ‘urgent care centres’ has secured over 1,000 … Read more

NHS ‘spends £21m on management consultancy advice’ while cutting nurses

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

Health and social care services across England have paid £21m to management consultant firms to advise on radical cost-cutting plans, an … Read more

STP teams up with Capita to set up accountable care system

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd August 2017

A sustainability and transformation partnership in the East Midlands has recruited Capita to help with the creation of its accountable … Read more

Trust chief executive appointed to lead large STP

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd August 2017

A new leader for the Cheshire and Merseyside sustainability and transformation partnership has been appointed by NHS England and NHS … Read more

Exclusive: New STP lead reveals five CCGs target single provider contracts

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd August 2017

Commissioners in Norfolk are to vote on plans to set up a joint committee that would “ideally” broker “single contracts” … Read more

Thames Valley has highest number of NHS vacancies in the country

By NHS Support Federation | 18th August 2017

At least one in 25 NHS jobs in Thames Valley is unfilled – the highest figure in the country. New … Read more

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