Reduction in training

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

One in three GPs predict closure by 2020 unless seven-day plans are scrapped

20th February 2016

A third of GPs believe that their practice will stop providing services to patients by 2020, according to new research. … Read more

One in five London practices could close, warn LMCs

16th February 2016

Almost one million people in London could lose their GP in the next three years, an LMC survey of GP … Read more

200,000 patients displaced after rapid rise in GP surgery closures last year

29th January 2016

The number of patients being displaced by surgery closures has risen by 50% in a year, with 200,000 patients in … Read more

Maternity services overworked, understaffed and struggling to cope shows senior midwives survey

14th October 2015

Maternity unit closures, budget and training cuts and reduced services are among the issues highlighted by a survey of UK … Read more