Reduction in training

Grantham A&E unit’s night closure policy to remain

7th August 2017

A decision to close a hospital accident and emergency unit overnight has been backed by the government. United Lincolnshire Hospitals … Read more

NHS staff shortages to blame for big rise in cancelled operations on children and young people, Labour warns

17th July 2017

Operations on children and young people are being cancelled in huge numbers as NHS staff shortages bite, Labour reveals today. … Read more

Revealed: scale of hospital staff shortages in top Tory areas

7th June 2017

The maternity unit at the main hospital used by Theresa May’s local constituents is so severely understaffed that wards are … Read more

Thousands of children’s operations cancelled each year, NHS figures show

5th June 2017

Paediatricians’ leader says figures obtained by Labour are further evidence NHS is being pushed to the brink. Thousands of operations … Read more

Union condemns cuts to school nurses

16th May 2017

Cuts to crucial services are jeopardising the health of England’s children, nursing leaders are warning. The Royal College of Nursing … Read more

NHS pay cap ‘must be lifted’

8th May 2017

The pay cap on NHS staff must be lifted because it puts patient safety at risk, NHS bosses say. NHS … Read more

Are there 6,700 fewer mental health staff?

7th May 2017

The claim: At least 6,700 mental health nurses and doctors have been cut from the NHS in England since 2010. … Read more

Nurses will see their pay ‘cut by 12% over a decade’

29th April 2017

NHS workers will have had their pay cut by 12% by the end of the decade because of a government-imposed … Read more

Social care system ‘beginning to collapse’ as 900 carers quit every day

12th April 2017

More than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year, new figures reveal. Service … Read more

‘Army-style’ training proposal will not redress recruitment crisis, says BMA

15th March 2017

Proposals to train more doctors – and tie them to the NHS for more than four years after graduation – … Read more