Cuts in services

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

Parents worried as specialist Northampton respite care centre faces uncertain future

24th April 2018

Full story at Northampton Chronicle and Echo, 9 April 2018 The parents who use a specialist Northampton respite care centre … Read more

Sudden closure of GP surgery leaves patients ‘in the dark’

24th April 2018

Full story in Lancashire Telegraph, 20 April 2018 PATIENTS have been left ‘totally in the dark’ after the sudden closure … 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

Nearly a third of patients at Coventry and Warwickshire A&Es wait more than four hours

13th April 2018

Full Story in Coventry Live 13 April 2018 Nearly a third of patients waited more than four hours in Coventry … Read more

1400 empty NHS beds in 82 ‘ghost wards’

13th April 2018

Full Story in The Guardian 13 April 2018 Hospitals are mothballing scores of wards, closing them to patients despite the … Read more

Revealed: 10 worst A&Es for waits

12th April 2018

Full Story in BBC 12 April 2018 A&E waiting times have reached their highest levels in England – as a … Read more

NHS hits new low as Trusts’ A&E performance goes sub 50 per cent

12th April 2018

Full Story in The HSJ 12 April 2018 NHS performance against the four hour accident and emergency target hit its … Read more

‘Eternal winter’ for NHS revealed by A&E waiting time figures

12th April 2018

Full Story in The Guardian 12 April 2018 A record low in A&E treatment performance by the NHS has prompted … Read more

Hospitals struggle to admit as long waits soar

12th April 2018

 Full Story in HSJ 12 April 2018 The number of over one year waiters on the English waiting list shot … Read more

Major services shake up for Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucesteshire

11th April 2018

Full story in the HSJ, 11 April 2018 Community services across a swathe of the South West could be consolidated … Read more

Trust withdraws from controversial consortium.

6th April 2018

Full Story at HSJ 6 April 2018 A West Midlands trust has withdrawn from a controversial mental health consortium to … Read more

Cumbria cottage hospital bed closures confirmed

5th April 2018

Full story from BBC News, 4 April 2018 The closure of inpatient beds at three cottage hospitals in Cumbria has … Read more