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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

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

Average waiting time for GP appointment increases 30% in a year

By NHS Support Federation | 10th June 2016

The average waiting time for a routine GP appointment has almost hit two weeks, a Pulse survey has revealed. The … Read more

GPs like me can’t help mental health patients in 10 minutes – it’s cruel

By NHS Support Federation | 17th May 2016

The word compassion in all Latin derived languages combines the prefix, with (com) and the root, to bear or suffering … Read more

GPs like me can’t help mental health patients in 10 minutes – it’s cruel

By NHS Support Federation | 16th May 2016

The word compassion in all Latin derived languages combines the prefix, with (com) and the root, to bear or suffering … Read more