Delays to treatment

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

Why contracting out to private health providers doesn’t always work

16th March 2016

The NHS (Reinstatement) bill received its second reading in parliament last week. Its aim is to reverse the creeping privatisation … Read more

Eye risk from ‘overstretched NHS’

16th March 2016

Eye specialists say hundreds of patients suffer irreversible sight loss every year in England because services are overstretched and under-resourced. … Read more

NHS records worst ever performance figures

15th March 2016

The NHS recorded its worst ever performance in the first month of the year as services struggled to cope with … Read more