Reduction in training

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

More than one in twenty GP contracts terminated in three years as closures accelerate

5th August 2016

More than one in 20 GP practice contracts in England have been terminated since 2013, official data obtained by GPonline … Read more

Hundreds of adult nurse training places expected to be left unfilled

5th August 2016

Universities have recruited “significantly less” numbers of students to adult nurse training places than was planned in recent months, which … Read more

NHS reform: Why sustainability transformation plans could be dangerous

2nd August 2016

Across England, 44 ‘footprint’ areas are drawing up sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) for the NHS in their region. But … Read more

Bursaries for student nurses will end in 2017, government confirms

21st July 2016

The government has confirmed plans to end bursaries for student nurses and midwives from next year, sparking anger across the … Read more