Media stories about STPs

The £600m hole in Nottinghamshire’s health services

By NHS Support Federation | 21st October 2016

More than half a billion pounds of savings are expected to be made by Nottinghamshire’s health and social care over … Read more

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary: A&E move a step closer

By NHS Support Federation | 20th October 2016

A proposal to close Huddersfield’s A&E department has moved a step closer after health groups voted unanimously in favour of … Read more

£500m savings plan set to shift workload to GPs amid trust merger

By NHS Support Federation | 11th October 2016

GPs in one region of England may have to shoulder an increasing burden of patient care as part of radical … Read more

STPs are making plans ‘they do not believe can be delivered’

By NHS Support Federation | 11th October 2016

Health economy leaders are being forced to draw up sustainability plans which they do not believe can be delivered, according … Read more

Health: Why city patients should be listened to before committing to change

By NHS Support Federation | 7th October 2016

There are plenty of reasons to be proud of our local NHS – as well as plenty of good suggestions … Read more

Success Regime region consults on major services restructure

By NHS Support Federation | 7th October 2016

NHS services in West, North and East Cumbria are consulting on the possibility of closing some services in order to … Read more

‘Shameful’ pace of STP rollout risks financial meltdown, warns former NHS commissioning chief

By NHS Support Federation | 29th September 2016

The timescale imposed by NHS England for developing sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) has been condemned as ‘ridiculous’ and ‘shameful’ … Read more

Hospitals Could Close In Cornwall

By NHS Support Federation | 24th September 2016

A big health shake-up across Cornwall could close some hospitals. The ‘Sustainability and Transformation Plan’ also reveals a ‘tight network’ … Read more

Official Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS report reveals ‘Tough decisions’ ahead (updated)

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd September 2016

Documents seen by OnTheWight reveal Hampshire and the Isle of Wight health bosses are seriously considering dividing services across the … Read more

Secretive NHS STP plans could see GP numbers in Hackney fall by a third

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd September 2016

NHS England’s Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP) would see England divided into 44 “footprints” – which must achieve financial balance … Read more