Reduction in training

RCN calls for halt to ‘risky’ student funding plans

29th April 2016

The College is concerned about the impact of government proposals on the future education and supply of nurses. Following the … Read more

NHS England pushes on with CRG cuts despite charities’ concerns

28th April 2016

NHS England has pushed ahead with its plans to cut the number of clinical reference groups, despite warnings from patient … Read more

One third of practices considering handing back their contract in one area

20th April 2016

General practice in Essex is on the brink of collapse, the LMC has warned, after finding that almost one third … Read more

Transplants axed and wards closed amid trust’s nurse shortage

18th April 2016

Liver transplant operations at one of the country’s flagship teaching hospitals have been cancelled because of a shortage of critical … Read more

Cutting physiotherapy services a false economy, says CSP

5th April 2016

Proposals by CCGs covering Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country to restrict access to physiotherapy could drive up costs for … Read more

More than 170 GP surgeries have closed in 3 years because of ‘financial pressures’

24th March 2016

More than 170 GP surgeries have closed in three years with doctors citing the increasing financial pressures of running modern … Read more

Patients put at risk and staff ‘driven to the brink’ by cost-cutting Liverpool NHS trust

23rd March 2016

Failings at a Liverpool NHS trust were “ignored or watered down” by bosses who were hellbent on “aggressive” cost-cutting that … Read more

RCN responds to ‘nursing associate’ consultation

16th March 2016

The RCN has today published its response to Health Education England’s consultation on proposals to introduce a new nursing support … Read more

College of Podiatry – Lobby MP’s to discuss the withdrawal of NHS bursaries

22nd February 2016

College of Podiatry urge members to lobby MPs regarding the withdrawal of NHS bursaries. ‘We are extremely concerned about the … Read more

Thousands of trained learning disability carers needed

22nd February 2016

At least 10,000 extra staff will need to be recruited and trained if plans to move people with learning disabilities … Read more