Reduction in training

Community hospital beds could reopen in June

16th April 2018

Full story at County Gazette 16 April 2018 INPATIENT wards at Somerset’s community hospitals could begin re-opening as early as June, … Read more

Services suspended for a month at Bridgnorth Midwife Led Unit

23rd March 2018

Full Story in Shropshire Star 23 March 2018 Inpatient services at Bridgnorth Midwife Led Unit will be suspended for nearly … Read more

Grantham A&E closure decision is referred to health secretary Jeremy Hunt

17th January 2018

Full story in Grantham Journal, 17 January 2018 Members of a Lincolnshire committee have unanimously voted to refer the decision … Read more

One in seven appointments cancelled at Southend Hospital last year

4th December 2017

Full story in Essex Live 4 December 2017 New data has revealed that a hospital in Essex cancelled one in … 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

Trust board backs chief nurse over ‘unpopular’ ward closures

24th October 2017

A nursing director has warned his trust that more wards may have to close due to a shortage of registered … Read more

Babies missing out on basic checks as number of health visitors plunges

18th October 2017

Babies are missing out on basic checks as a result of plunging numbers of health visitors, Labour has claimed. New … Read more

NHS straining at the seams year before 70th birthday, finds regulator

10th October 2017

The NHS is in danger of a sharp decline in its services around its 70th birthday next year, with the risk of … Read more

Practice closes after losing half of its GP partners

24th August 2017

A practice in Doncaster has announced plans to close one of its branch surgeries ‘as early as possible’ when the … Read more

A third of GP trainees do not intend to work in NHS after qualifying

17th August 2017

GP leaders described the findings as ‘incredibly concerning’, warning they could have ‘disastrous’ consequences for the NHS. Published in BMJ … Read more