Delays to treatment

Last-minute hospital operation cancellations at 15-year high

13th May 2016

The number of hospital operations cancelled at the last minute because of a lack of staff or beds has risen … Read more

Rise in urgent operations being cancelled

11th May 2016

Two trusts cancelled urgent operations at least twice for more than 20 patients, official statistics show. HSJ analysis of NHS … Read more

GP appointment waiting times crisis revealed in Labour research

18th April 2016

The number of people having to wait at least a week to see their GP rose by 500,000 last year, … Read more

Transplants axed and wards closed amid trust’s nurse shortage

18th April 2016

Liver transplant operations at one of the country’s flagship teaching hospitals have been cancelled because of a shortage of critical … Read more

NHS England records worst performance for second month in a row

15th April 2016

The NHS in England has suffered its worst ever performance, for the second successive month, in February. As in January, … Read more

Ambulance privatisation descends into ‘total shambles’

12th April 2016

Hundreds of patients including people with cancer and kidney failure have missed important appointments for treatment because ambulances did not … Read more

Children and Young People’s Mental Health: State of the Nation

11th April 2016

Today CentreForum have published the first report of our Commission on children and young people’s mental health. Our new research … Read more

Mental health services turn away 23% of under-18s referred to them

11th April 2016

Mental Health services turn away nearly a quarter of the children and young people who come to them for help, … Read more

Cancer wait performance declines significantly in London

8th April 2016

The latest cancer data shows a significant decline in waiting times performance for north London boroughs. The five clinical commissioning … Read more

Hundreds more hidden patients waiting 52 weeks for treatment

17th March 2016

At least 378 more patients than previously thought have been waiting a year or more for planned treatment, HSJ has … Read more