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District nursing ‘crisis’ putting care in the community aims at risk

1st September 2016

District nurses are struggling to deliver care because staff numbers are not keeping pace with demand, the King’s Fund has … Read more

Plan to ‘transform’ NHS could lead to downgrade of major London hospitals

27th August 2016

Council leaders have refused to sign up to a plan to “transform” NHS services amid fears two major London hospitals, … Read more

Details emerge of plans to cut NHS services in England

26th August 2016

Details have emerged of plans to cut NHS services as part of a major reorganisation of care across England. Proposals … Read more

NHS Plans closures and radical cuts to combat growing deficit in healthcare budget

26th August 2016

Investigation by the Guardian and 38 Degrees reveals NHS faces £20bn funding shortfall by 2020-21 if no action is taken … Read more

The 38 Degrees crowdfunded investigation into secret NHS plans

26th August 2016

Last month, 38 Degrees members chipped in to fund an investigation into a series of secret plans to change our … Read more

Stafford hospital A&E stops seeing children amid safety fears

25th August 2016

  University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust says Stafford A&E department is unsafe due to shortage of specialist paediatric staff … Read more

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) explained

24th August 2016

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) were announced in the NHS planning guidance published in December 2015. NHS organisations in different … Read more

Seven-day NHS: Labour demands inquiry as leak reveals crisis warning

23rd August 2016

Labour is demanding an inquiry into revelations that senior civil servants fear the government’s push for a “truly seven-day NHS” … Read more

NHS England advises trusts to cancel operations this winter as system ‘buckles’

23rd August 2016

NHS England has told trusts to cancel routine operations and outpatient appointments to take strain off A&E departments this winter, … Read more

Lincolnshire trust confirms night time A&E closure

17th August 2016

ACUTE CARE: United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has confirmed it will go ahead with plans to close the accident and emergency … Read more