Staff Shortages

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

Impact of NHS staff shortages: ‘I had a breakdown and am homeless’

19th March 2018

 Full Story in Guardian 19 March 2018 Guardian Healthcare Network survey found that almost half of respondents (48%) said patient … Read more

Unless quick action is taken on staffing NHS risks more cancelled procedures in 2018

12th March 2018

Full Story in National Health Executive 12 March 2018 The NHS is being “pushed to its limit,” according the Royal … Read more

NHS Staff Survey shows worsening pay and conditions are taking their toll on staff

7th March 2018

Full story in Nursing Notes, 6 March 2018 The NHS Staff Survey is the largest workforce survey in the world … Read more

More than half of NHS staff worked unpaid hours in last year

6th March 2018

Full story in the NHE, 6 March 2018 The results of NHS England’s NHS Staff Survey 2017 are “challenging” and show that … Read more

Subsidiary company plans approved by Gloucestershire NHS Trust

5th March 2018

Full story in The Gazette, 1 March 2018 The board of the Gloucestershire NHS trust which runs the county’s biggest … Read more

Capacity to handle 999 calls at risk, warns London ambulance service

2nd March 2018

Britain’s busiest NHS ambulance service may no longer be able to answer all 999 calls quickly enough because its control … Read more