Junior doctors’ training under threat, says GMC

Junior doctors in the UK fear they are missing out on crucial training because of increasing workloads, a report by the General Medical Council suggests. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-38162855  

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sustainability and Transformation Plan published

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Sustainability and Transformation Plan Refusal of FOI request, 5 January 2017. The county’s five-year Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) to improve the local population’s health and wellbeing is published today. Led by local clinicians, the STP has been developed by all local NHS organisations and local government officers and through discussion with […]

“Grossly irresponsible” rush into contract led to catastrophic failure.

The Public Accounts Committee report warns that services for patients are likely to suffer following the collapse of an £800 million contract to provide older people’s and adult community services. http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/public-accounts-committee/news-parliament-2015/unitingcare-partnership-contract-report-published-16-17/

Cambridgeshire KONP meets Jeremy Hunt

Dear All, The cover page of 22nd July British Medical Journal (attached) came in handy for our meeting with Jeremy Hunt outside Addenbrooke’s  Hospital on Friday. We heard on the grapevine the night before that he was visiting Hinchingbrooke Hospital in the morning and Addenbrooke’s in the afternoon. A deputation from ‘Hands off Hinchingbrooke’ met him […]