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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

Doctor shortage may see maternity unit downgraded

17th August 2016

A shortage of doctors may lead to an Oxfordshire maternity unit being downgraded next month. Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust, … Read more

Nursing journal editors call on PM to reverse bursary cut

11th August 2016

The editors of three of the country’s leading nursing journals, including Nursing Times, have written to the prime minister calling … Read more

Hospital A&E wards ‘in crisis over shortage of emergency doctors’

10th August 2016

Hospital accident and emergency wards are in crisis as the supply of doctors fails to keep pace with demand for … Read more

National nursing shortage could continue beyond 2020

8th August 2016

The shortage of nurses across England will continue beyond the turn of the next decade if provider trusts fail to … Read more