Responding to today’s NHS performance statistics from NHS England, Prof John Appleby warns that the next Government will immediately be faced with one of the bleakest winters in the NHS’s history.
• 10/10/2019 • Sarah Scobie
With new performance statistics laying bare the stark pressures facing the NHS and their impact on patients, Sarah Scobie takes a closer look at the health service’s September struggles.
Nigel Edwards responds to the latest performance figures for the NHS, which saw a record number of people turning up to A&E.
Nigel Edwards says it's all well and good for different parts of Government to demand things of each other, but without enough staff and beds the NHS won’t be meeting the old or new targets any time soon.
• 26/04/2019 • Jessica Morris
In our latest update we've looked at trends in the quality of emergency care.
Professor John Appleby responds to the latest Combined Performance Summary figures for January and February 2019.
Our response to NHS England’s new review of NHS access standards for A&E, mental health, cancer and referral to treatment.
There is a risk that we lose sight of these problems as Brexit distracts us, or become numbed as we forget the last time targets were met.
Those in charge of the NHS must answer the big question of whether it is going to start actually meeting its commitments, or scrap and replace them.