STPs - national media stories

Fears for Devon under new ‘integrated care system’

By NHS Support Federation | 22nd March 2018

Full story in North Devon Gazette, 21 March 2018 An integrated care system (ICS) is supposed to start in the … Read more

Dorset NHS hospital shake-up plans face judicial review

By NHS Support Federation | 6th March 2018

Full story in BBC News, 6 March 2018 A decision to reorganise Dorset NHS hospital services is to face a … Read more

GPC chair warns: Don’t give up practice contracts for ACOs

By NHS Support Federation | 12th February 2018

Full story at GP Online 17th January 2018 The BMA’s top GP has warned that GPs should stand up against … Read more

Campaigners hail victory as ‘back door privatisation’ NHS bodies are delayed

By NHS Support Federation | 7th February 2018

  Daily Mirror  – 7 February 2018 NHS campaigners have hailed victory after a reform they claim could be a … Read more

STP pays consultancy firm over £6m to cut budget

By NHS Support Federation | 5th February 2018

Full story in Pulse, 5 February 2018 Health and social care leaders in Kent and Medway paid over £6m to … Read more

Delays and name change for second wave of ‘accountable care systems’

By NHS Support Federation | 29th January 2018

Delays and name change for second wave of ‘accountable care systems’ Full story in The HSJ, 29 January 2018 The … Read more

ACO formation put on pause

By NHS Support Federation | 24th January 2018

ACO formation put on pause Full story in the HSJ, 23 January 2018 NHS England and the Department of Health … Read more

Broomfield Hospital visited by Jeremy Hunt amid protests over hospital merger plans

By NHS Support Federation | 19th January 2018

Full story in Essex Live 19 January 2018 Health secretary Jeremy Hunt was heckled when he visited Broomfield Hospital amid … Read more

Doctors back Stephen Hawking’s challenge to Jeremy Hunt

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

Doctors back Stephen Hawking’s challenge to Jeremy Hunt Full story at The Guardian 30th August 2017 NHS doctors have been … Read more

NHS ‘spends £21m on management consultancy advice’ while cutting nurses

By NHS Support Federation | 30th August 2017

Health and social care services across England have paid £21m to management consultant firms to advise on radical cost-cutting plans, an … Read more