These ‘impossible NHS plans will cost £1.2bn in Yorkshire alone’

Yorkshire’s NHS needs £1.2bn of investment to deliver a massive reorganisation of health services in the next five years, it has been revealed.

The BMA has warned today ‘there is nowhere near the funding required to carry out these plans’ as it was revealed £9.5bn of infrastructure spending in new building projects and improving community facilities is being proposed across the country.

The proposals are part of much-criticised Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs), which are seeking to fill an estimated £22bn financial black hole for the NHS by April 2021, including £2bn in Yorkshire, by altering the way care is delivered and reducing hospital attendances.

Full Story on the Yorkshire Post 14 February 2017