Cuts in services

Patient safety could be at risk due to care cuts warns MP.

17th January 2018

Full story at The Guardian 17 January 2018 Calls for cuts to the cost of care for some ill and … Read more

Public consultation process says no to closure of Dilke and Lydney hospitals

9th January 2018

Full story in GloucestershireLive, 8 January 2018 Campaigners are demanding the NHS drops plans to close two community hospitals and … Read more

Shropshire rural maternity units will reopen for births – but for how long?

29th December 2017

Full story in The Shropshire Star, 29 December 2017 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Telford’s … Read more

Underfunding of health services – NHS trust boss resigns in protest

11th December 2017

Full story in the Guardian, 10 December 2017 The boss of one of the NHS’s biggest trusts has resigned in … Read more

Care UK gives GPs operation price list

5th December 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 5 December 2017 A private healthcare company has sent letters to hundreds of GPs setting … Read more

In a bid to gain extra funding, NHS plans to ration care access

30th November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 30 November 2017 bosses are to meet to discuss plans to ration and delay patients’ … Read more

North West of England escapes A&E closures.

24th November 2017

Full Story at HSJ 24 November 2017 Two months have passed since two chief executives were sacked over their trust’s … Read more

Stroke unit will close in a year

17th November 2017

Full story in The Barnsley Chronicle, 17 November 2017 The hyper acute stroke unit at Barnsley Hospital will close by … Read more

Hospitals to postpone non-urgent operations due to squeeze on funding

17th November 2017

Full story The Guardian, 16 November 2017 The NHS is under fire for forcing patients who need surgery to wait at least … Read more

Tory austerity linked to 120,000 deaths – Landmark study

16th November 2017

Full story in The Independent, 16 November 2017 The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which … Read more

NHS cease funding for Nascot Lawn respite centre

16th November 2017

Full story in The Herts Advertiser, 16 November 2017 Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (HVCCG) will stop funding the Watford … Read more

May and Hammond’s miserliness pointed out by NHS Chief

9th November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 9 November 2017 Simon Stevens’s warning to Theresa May and Philip Hammond of the risks they are … Read more

Vasectomy funding cuts considered by nine CCGs

8th November 2017

Full story at The BBC, 8 November 2017 Nine NHS groups in England are considering or have cut funding for … Read more

The NHS needs £24bn more by 2022

8th November 2017

Full story The Guardian, 8 November 2017 The NHS will need up to £24bn more by 2022 than Theresa May plans to give … Read more

Legal action over attempts to ‘Americanise’ the NHS

3rd November 2017

Full story in The Independent, 3 November 2017 Legal action is being taken against Jeremy Hunt and the Department of Health over their proposals … Read more

Shepton Mallet ward closure legal challenge threat

2nd November 2017

Article from BBC news, 1 November 2017 Health campaigners are trying to raise money to mount a legal challenge to … Read more