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Consultation demanded for ‘under the radar’ changes to Colchester mental health ward

By NHS Support Federation | 10th February 2018

Full Story in East Anglian Daily Times 10 February 2018 A concerned councillor has demanded transparency from an NHS trust … Read more

A&E doctors tell Theresa May patients are dying in corridors.

By NHS Support Federation | 11th January 2018

Full story at The Guardian 11 January 2018 Patients are dying in hospital corridors during the ongoing winter crisis because … Read more

The longest A&E waiting times in all of England is at Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital

By NHS Support Federation | 11th January 2018

Full story in Essex Live 11 January 2018 December saw Harlow’s Princess Alexandra Hospital record the worst waiting times of … Read more

St Peter’s Hospital inspection lists failures including blocked fire doors, unsecured medication and infection risks

By NHS Support Federation | 11th January 2018

Full story at GetSurrey 11 January 2018 The Care Quality Commission made an unannounced visit to the Chertsey hospital in … Read more

‘Extreme pressure’ leads ambulance trust to turn to private services

By NHS Support Federation | 4th January 2018

Full story in the NHE, 4 January 2018 The East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has revealed it was forced to … Read more

Government is failing to stop NHS crisis, say doctors, patients and opposition parties

By NHS Support Federation | 4th January 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 3 January 2018 NHS providers, doctors and patients have joined opposition parties in accusing the … Read more

Nurses and GPs to be ‘first responders’ to emergency calls as NHS winter crisis deepens

By NHS Support Federation | 30th December 2017

Full story in The Independent, 30 December 2017 Nurses and GPs are to be sent to answer 999 calls ahead of ambulance crews … Read more

Plan to move seriously ill patients by Essex hospitals

By NHS Support Federation | 15th November 2017

Full story on BBC News 15 November 2017 Seriously ill patients face being transferred between three Essex hospitals under plans … Read more

NHS England workforce planning ‘not fit for purpose’, says report

By NHS Support Federation | 30th October 2017

NHS England’s workforce planning is “not fit for purpose”, according to a report that found a high turnover of staff was hurting … Read more

Controversial care plans U-turned by ‘carebnb’ trust

By NHS Support Federation | 26th October 2017

Full story in The HSJ 26 October 2017 The trust involved in a controversial plan to send discharged patients to … Read more