Articles on a return to top-down control

NHS funding overhaul called for by former minister

By NHS Support Federation | 2nd February 2018

Full Story in East Anglian Daily Times 2 February 2018 A former health minister has called for an overhaul of … Read more

Suffolk and Essex among lowest funded as government defends public health grants

By NHS Support Federation | 29th January 2018

Full Story in East Anglian Daily Times 29 January 2018 The Government has defended its decision to reduce public health … Read more

Public consultation process says no to closure of Dilke and Lydney hospitals

By NHS Support Federation | 9th January 2018

Full story in GloucestershireLive, 8 January 2018 Campaigners are demanding the NHS drops plans to close two community hospitals and … Read more

Underfunding of health services – NHS trust boss resigns in protest

By NHS Support Federation | 11th December 2017

Full story in the Guardian, 10 December 2017 The boss of one of the NHS’s biggest trusts has resigned in … Read more

In a bid to gain extra funding, NHS plans to ration care access

By NHS Support Federation | 30th November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 30 November 2017 bosses are to meet to discuss plans to ration and delay patients’ … Read more

Budget 2017: NHS trusts given extra £350m for entire winter

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd November 2017

Full story in The Independent, 23 November 2017 The NHS has been given £350m to see it through the winter in the … Read more

Hammond’s £1.6bn cash for the NHS is less than half of £4bn needed

By NHS Support Federation | 23rd November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 23 November 2017 Philip Hammond has bowed to intense pressure to give the NHS more money … Read more

NHS chief’s call for £4bn emergency cash injection dismissed by Philip Hammond

By NHS Support Federation | 20th November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 19 November 2017 Philip Hammond has dismissed calls from the head of the NHS for an … Read more

Chancellor told to make NHS the ‘top priority’ in Budget

By NHS Support Federation | 20th November 2017

Full story in The Independent, 19 November 2017 Two-thirds of the British public say the Chancellor must make the NHS … Read more

Stroke unit will close in a year

By NHS Support Federation | 17th November 2017

Full story in The Barnsley Chronicle, 17 November 2017 The hyper acute stroke unit at Barnsley Hospital will close by … Read more