Press releases

Press Release: The BMA has spoken – STPs will mean hospital closures

[20 November 2016] Doctors for the NHS have welcomed the BMA’s latest statement[1] about the true nature of the government’s Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) and point out that these plans – formulated in secret – are going to mean massive and widespread hospital closures, masquerading under false reassurances about ‘centralising’ services. [1] BMA press….

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Press release: A solution to doctor recruitment shortage denied

[6 October 2016] Doctors for the NHS has learned that the government is blocking any further expansion of a scheme which would solve the problem with shortages in doctor numbers without threatening net migration or disadvantaging doctors from resource-poor countries – the very week Jeremy Hunt pledges to make the NHS “Self sufficient” in doctors…..

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