The number of nurses working in community health, mental health and learning disability NHS services in England has fallen sharply since 2010, according to official figures published recently.… Read More Revealed: the nursing job cuts behind the headlines
Boots have applied for planning permission to convert Yeovil Hospital’s boiler room into an opticians… and other news from the NHS… Read More Boots Opticians in a boiler room – the NHS this week
A petition signed by 1.8m people opposing cuts to pharmacy services has been handed in to Downing Street – plus a string of hospital deficits and staff shortages.… Read More Nearly two MILLION sign petition against pharmacy cuts – the NHS this week
Petitions, marches and A&E overloads – Richard Grimes rounds up NHS news from around the country this week.… Read More A&E overloads and campaigns against closures – the NHS this week
The number of delayed discharges in the NHS and adult care system reached record highs in 2015/16 amid the ongoing social care crisis, according to official figures.… Read More Care crisis hits the NHS as delayed discharges reach record high of 1.8 MILLION days
A community service for cancer patients in Norfolk has had to “temporarily suspend new referrals” because of a lack of staff. Richard Grimes rounds up the NHS news from the past seven days.… Read More Please queue for the cancer service – the NHS this week
Richard Grimes looks at what the terms of the proposed US-EU free trade deal could mean for national governments and the NHS.… Read More So, what will the TTIP trade deal really mean for nation states and the NHS?