Currently student nurses and midwives receive an annual bursary from the NHS while they study - which they do not have to pay back and they don’t not have to pay tuition fees.
9 Th January, 2016 By: CHRIS SLATER Student nurses were left furious after George Osborne announced plans in November to scrap the NHS bursary Student mental health nurse Beth Byram at rally against changes to NHS bursary Dozens of nurses and junior doctors gathered at a rally to protest against changes to their conditions. […]
A Pennine Care spokesman said it has not provided any service from the centre and that it has to save £8m annually for five years.
The Sir Joseph Whitworth Centre shut on New Year’s Eve as funding cannot be found Protest against the closure of The Sir Joseph Whitworth community centre The battle to save the Sir Joseph Whitworth Centre appears lost as it shut for good on New Year’s Eve. A huge campaign – including a 2,500-signature petition – […]
Mental health services spent millions of pounds sending patients hundreds of miles for beds last year as use of ‘out of area’ hospitals increased by almost a quarter, research by Community Care and BBC News has found.
Mental health services will be cut further unless the government reforms the NHS funding system to give them a fairer settlement, the boss of an under-fire provider has warned.
Michael Scott, chief executive of Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, told Community Care that the current NHS payment system drove commissioners to divert more funds into acute hospitals at the expense of mental health and community providers. Unless more funding is allocated to mental health, trusts will “simply have to reduce services”, he said.
On Saturday 30th May, citizens of Manchester are uniting to show their support for the NHS. Padlocks, covered in reasons why individuals love the NHS, will be secured to the gates of MRI from 12 – 1pm. The event ‘Locking-out Privatisation’ is a celebration of everything people love about the NHS, with music, speeches and free food for all who attend.