Cuts in services

Public consultation process says no to closure of Dilke and Lydney hospitals

9th January 2018

Full story in GloucestershireLive, 8 January 2018 Campaigners are demanding the NHS drops plans to close two community hospitals and … Read more

Hidden Document unveils plan to close Cornwall’s Minor Injury Unit

4th January 2018

Full Story at CornwallLive 4 January 2018  There are fears that 10 of the 14 Minor Injury Units dotted around Cornwall could … Read more

‘Angry’ patients forced to wait for treatment due to backlog at Broomfield Hospital

2nd January 2018

Full story in Essex Live 2 January 2018 Around 12 to 13 ambulances from the East of England Ambulance Service … Read more

Shropshire rural maternity units will reopen for births – but for how long?

29th December 2017

Full story in The Shropshire Star, 29 December 2017 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Telford’s … Read more

Experts blast NHS for lack of consultation over hospital bed closures

27th December 2017

Full story in The Sentinel, 27 December 2018 Government advisors have blasted NHS bosses for their ‘reactive, incomplete and ill-focused’ approach to … Read more

NHS Trust board votes for St Helier closure, despite public opposition

14th December 2017

Full story in  Inside Croydon , 14 December 2017 The Tory Government is pushing ahead with plans to close the … Read more

Underfunding of health services – NHS trust boss resigns in protest

11th December 2017

Full story in the Guardian, 10 December 2017 The boss of one of the NHS’s biggest trusts has resigned in … Read more

Care UK gives GPs operation price list

5th December 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 5 December 2017 A private healthcare company has sent letters to hundreds of GPs setting … Read more

One in seven appointments cancelled at Southend Hospital last year

4th December 2017

Full story in Essex Live 4 December 2017 New data has revealed that a hospital in Essex cancelled one in … Read more

In a bid to gain extra funding, NHS plans to ration care access

30th November 2017

Full story in The Guardian, 30 November 2017 bosses are to meet to discuss plans to ration and delay patients’ … Read more

North West of England escapes A&E closures.

24th November 2017

Full Story at HSJ 24 November 2017 Two months have passed since two chief executives were sacked over their trust’s … Read more

Stroke unit will close in a year

17th November 2017

Full story in The Barnsley Chronicle, 17 November 2017 The hyper acute stroke unit at Barnsley Hospital will close by … Read more

Lincolnshire hospitals to postpone non-urgent operations due to squeeze on funding

17th November 2017

Full story The Guardian, 16 November 2017 The NHS is under fire for forcing patients who need surgery to wait at least … Read more

Tory austerity linked to 120,000 deaths – Landmark study

16th November 2017

Full story in The Independent, 16 November 2017 The Conservatives have been accused of “economic murder” for austerity policies which … Read more

NHS cease funding for Nascot Lawn respite centre

16th November 2017

Full story in The Herts Advertiser, 16 November 2017 Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group (HVCCG) will stop funding the Watford … Read more

Plan to move seriously ill patients by Essex hospitals

15th November 2017

Full story on BBC News 15 November 2017 Seriously ill patients face being transferred between three Essex hospitals under plans … Read more