Rationing

Slashed budgets and STIs: The painful truth about birth control services in Britain today

17th June 2015

‘Very worrying for sexual health, as well as other services: Government announces £200m cuts to public health budget.’ So tweeted … Read more

Obese patients denied surgery by NHS rationing

11th June 2015

GP leaders slammed the ‘rationing’ of NHS services and warned that the restrictions on access to care appeared to breach … Read more

NHS vasectomies rationed as health service forced to make cuts

26th May 2015

Free vasectomies are being rationed in some parts of the country, as the NHS is forced to cut costs. One commissioning group … Read more

NHS to ‘extend rationing’ of healthcare in bid to balance books

22nd April 2015

The NHS plans to dramatically increase rationing of patients’ access to care and treatment in an effort to balance its books, a … Read more

NHS cash pressures causing bad rationing decisions

20th February 2015

The NHS is starting to make unfair and inappropriate decisions on rationing healthcare in England due to growing financial pressures … Read more

Rationing in the NHS

1st February 2015

This briefing sets out to highlight some of the key issues and dilemmas facing policy-makers and practitioners in the area … Read more

Eight cancer drugs to be denied on NHS

12th January 2015

Thousands of cancer patients will be denied NHS drugs following a decision to withdraw funding for at least eight life-extending … Read more

CCGs starting to ration hearing aids in order to cut costs

4th January 2015

Campaigners are accusing the NHS of imposing “cruel” cuts on people who are going deaf by denying them the hearing … Read more

GPs face growing pressure on child mental health referrals as CCGs impose further cuts

24th April 2014

CCGs are making cuts to the funding of child and adolescent mental health services, despite concerns from GPs that services … Read more