Delays to treatment

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS trust told ‘no mental health beds available

7th September 2015

An NHS trust was told there were no mental health beds available across England, its medical director has said. Dr … Read more

NHS waiting times for elective surgery spiked last year, report finds

25th July 2015

Delays faced by patients for common forms of surgery increased sharply last year, with those referred for hernia repairs or … Read more

Eating disorder patients’ lives at risk due to long waits for NHS treatment

15th June 2015

The lives of people seriously ill with eating disorders are being put at risk because they have to wait up … Read more

Patients stuck in A&E for up to 46 hours – the number of hospitals recording A&E stays of more than 20 hours has doubled in just one year

27th April 2015

Patients are being forced to endure stays of up to two days in Accident & Emergency departments amid a growing … Read more

A&E performance sinks to new low

10th January 2015

Hospital A&E performance sank to a fresh low over the new year, with NHS England statistics showing that emergency departments … Read more

Deaths linked to mental health beds crisis as cuts leave little slack in system

28th November 2014

At least eight people have died in the past two years after problems accessing psychiatric beds for mental health patients … Read more

Thousands attempt suicide while on NHS waiting list for psychological help

16th September 2014

Thousands of people have attempted suicide while on an NHS waiting list for psychological treatment, according to a comprehensive new … Read more

An urgent need: We Need to Talk’s manifesto for better talking therapies for all

1st September 2014

Despite Government commitments to address unequal access to psychological therapies, evidence shows that current access rates and availability of psychological … Read more

Two-thirds of Britons with depression get no treatment

14th August 2014

Less than a third of people with common mental health problems get any treatment at all – a situation the nation would … Read more

NHS facing summer crisis as A&E performance deteriorates, says Labour

11th June 2014

An unexpected summer crisis is developing in the NHS, with performance in accident and emergency departments deteriorating, bucking the normal … Read more