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Nurses warn NHS health trusts plan thousands of job cuts by stealth

A survey by the RCN found thousands of jobs were already earmarked for cuts in an attempt to slash costs. Health trusts are planning to cut thousands of staff “by stealth” to deliver £20bn of “NHS efficiencies”, according to a survey by the Royal College of Nursing. Labour reacted by promising that there would be […]

NHS statistics deliver blow to labour ministers

National Health Service productivity has fallen by 3 per cent, or 0.4 per cent a year on average, since 2001, latest official figures show. The biggest annual fall, 0.7 per cent, occurred in 2008, the most recent year for which the Office for National Statistics has figures. The continued decline in productivity will be an […]