Staff Shortages

NHS mental health crisis worsens as 2,000 staff quit per month

15th September 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 15 September 2018 Thousands of nurses, therapists and psychiatrists are quitting NHS mental health services, … Read more

NHS vacancies a ‘national emergency’

11th September 2018

Full story in BBC News: 11 September 2018 The shortage of NHS staff in England has started worsening again, official … Read more

NHS in England facing deepening staffing crisis, figures show

26th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 26 July 2018. The NHS is facing a deepening staffing crisis as hospitals report growing … Read more

NHS opt-in transplant policy at risk due to cuts and staff stress

15th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 15 July 2018. Plans to save hundreds of lives by making everyone in England a … Read more

Health services overloaded despite support pledges, claims report

21st May 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 21 May 2018 Hospitals have been left dangerously overloaded because NHS bosses and ministers have … Read more

NHS has lost 1,000 GPs since Jeremy Hunt set workforce target

15th May 2018

Full story in Pulse, 15 May 2018 The GP workforce in England is continuing to decline, as official statistics reveal … Read more

Ministers urged by Labour to allow NHS to bring in foreign doctors

2nd May 2018

Full story at The Guardian 2 May 2018 Labour has moved to exploit a cabinet split over foreign doctors being refused … Read more

Community hospital beds could reopen in June

16th April 2018

Full story at County Gazette 16 April 2018 INPATIENT wards at Somerset’s community hospitals could begin re-opening as early as June, … Read more

Survey reveals working for the NHS is making staff sick with stress

14th April 2018

Full Story in Devon Live 14 April 2018 NHS staff in Devon don’t look forward to going to work and … Read more

Services suspended for a month at Bridgnorth Midwife Led Unit

23rd March 2018

Full Story in Shropshire Star 23 March 2018 Inpatient services at Bridgnorth Midwife Led Unit will be suspended for nearly … Read more