Cuts in services

NHS rationing putting hernia patients’ lives at risk, say surgeons

17th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 17 July 2018. Patients with hernia problems are being left in pain and at risk … 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

Smokers forced to quit on their own after funding cuts

15th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 15 July 2018. Thousands of smokers are being left without the support they need to … Read more

Demand for private counselling soars due to long NHS waiting lists

11th July 2018

Full story in the Metro, 11 July 2018. Since 2016, the number of people booking private counselling sessions has increased … Read more

Fears of future strain on NHS as councils slash health programmes

8th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 8 July 2018 Hospitals will bear the brunt of “incredibly shortsighted” cuts to public health … Read more

The NHS saves my life every day – we must do everything we can to protect it

3rd July 2018

Full story in The Independent, 2 July 2018 Free at the point of need. That for me, as we debate … Read more

‘Cuts leave scars’: thousands join protest over NHS funding

30th June 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 30 June 2018 Tens of thousands of people have marched through London to mark the … Read more

Mental health services for the young is NHS’s ‘silent catastrophe’

25th June 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 25 June 2018 Failings in treatment of children and young people with mental health problems … Read more

BMA Report – Bed numbers in England by STP

25th June 2018

Full report by the BMA can be found here, 25 June 2018 The reports key findings were as follows: beds … Read more

NHS ‘run ragged’ by scandalous underfunding, warns BMA

25th June 2018

Full story GP Online, 25 June 2018 The BMA has warned that scandalous underfunding of the NHS has left the … Read more

Nine in ten believe NHS ‘at risk of collapse’ if funding stays same in next five years

21st June 2018

Full story in National Health Executive, 21 June 2018 A massive 87% of the population is concerned that the NHS … Read more

Hospitals struggling to afford new equipment after NHS budget cuts

22nd May 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 22 May 2018 Hospitals can no longer afford the most modern scanners and surgical equipment … Read more

90% of councils slashing public health services

2nd May 2018

Full story at PulseToday 2 May 2018  Nine out of ten councils have cut spending on sexual health, alcohol misuse … Read more

GPs struggling with public health gaps

2nd May 2018

Full story at PulseToday 2 May 2018 The Government squeeze on the public health budget has been brutal, and it is … Read more

Plans to close Teignmouth Hospital slammed by former MP

30th April 2018

Full story at Devon Live 30 April 2018 Teignmouth’s former MP has slammed plans to close the first purpose build … Read more

You need a PhD to understand health consultation says leading health specialist

24th April 2018

Full Story at Your Thurrock, 24 April 2018 ONE of the UK’s leading stroke consultants has described a consultation into … Read more