Cuts in services

Tory cuts leave alcohol addiction services at breaking point warns Labour, as figures show record low in treatment

13th September 2018

Full story in The Independent, 13 September 2018 Cuts to council budgets for addiction services have led to lowest number of people … Read more

Children forced to travel hundreds of miles for NHS mental health treatment

29th August 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 29 August 2018 Children and young people with serious mental health problems are receiving treatment … Read more

NHS maternity units were forced to close 287 times last year

28th August 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 28 August 2018 Almost half of maternity units at hospitals in England were closed to … Read more

Millions of patients denied use of a wheelchair

27th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 27 July 2018. More than 4 million people a year have been denied the use … Read more

NHS in England facing deepening staffing crisis, figures show

26th July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 26 July 2018. The NHS is facing a deepening staffing crisis as hospitals report growing … Read more

NHS body ‘wastes millions on flawed financial advice’

23rd July 2018

Full story in The Guardian, 21 July 2018 A large NHS body has spent millions of pounds on management consultants for a … Read more

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

Failings in treatment of children and young people with mental health problems is a “silent catastrophe” within the NHS and … 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