Media stories about STPs

Details emerge of plans to cut NHS services in England

By NHS Support Federation | 26th August 2016

Details have emerged of plans to cut NHS services as part of a major reorganisation of care across England. Proposals … Read more

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) explained

By NHS Support Federation | 24th August 2016

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) were announced in the NHS planning guidance published in December 2015. NHS organisations in different … Read more

GPs slam STP proposal to shift ‘massive amounts’ of work into general practice

By NHS Support Federation | 18th August 2016

GP leaders have slammed plans to transfer ‘massive amounts’ of secondary care work into general practice without proper support to … Read more

NHS sustainability and transformation plans: proposals for savings lack scrutiny

By NHS Support Federation | 17th August 2016

Local areas must balance the books in rapid plans to change health services, writes Anne Gulland What are sustainability and … Read more

The plans may still be fantasy: but NHS cuts are starting to get real

By NHS Support Federation | 12th August 2016

THERESA MAY’S government is stepping up George Osborne’s programme of relentless real-terms reductions to NHS spending to reverse Labour’s decade … Read more

Stockport hospital to make 350 voluntary redundancies to tackle deficit

By NHS Support Federation | 29th July 2016

Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport is to cut the equivalent of 350 full-time jobs in order to cope with financial … Read more

NHS child mental health services are failing the next generation, say GPs

By NHS Support Federation | 4th July 2016

Up to four in five children with mental health problems are being denied access to treatment they urgently need in … Read more

Bakewell and Bolsover community hospitals set for closure

By NHS Support Federation | 29th June 2016

Two community hospitals have been earmarked for closure as part of a shakeup of NHS healthcare in Derbyshire. Newholme Hospital … Read more

Four practices set to close leaving 10,000 patients displaced

By NHS Support Federation | 7th June 2016

Four practices in Brighton and Hove which together service over 10,000 patients are to close after having funding pulled through … Read more

Deep South: Cornwall’s troubles continue

By NHS Support Federation | 11th May 2016

There are a number of organisations in the South West beset with difficulties, financial and otherwise. But Kernow Clinical Commissioning … Read more