Brexit causing European staff to leave the NHS
A BBC analysis shows that there is a greater proportion of EU Nationals leaving the NHS and many fewer joining, presumably in reaction to their uncertain future after Britain leaves the EU.
The Guardian (Polly Toynbee) – While all eyes look to Brexit, our NHS is about to collapse
Nursing Times – Brexit worse case scenario could deepen nursing shortage
Herald Scotland – NHS staff quit over independence worry and Brexit hit recruitment
Hertfordshire Mercury – Number of EU staff quitting jobs at Hertfordshire hospitals has almost doubles since Brexit vote
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Children’s Commissioner attacks NHS England chief over ‘unacceptable’ mental health care.
The Children’s Commissioner, Anne Longfield, has listed a range of complaints to Simon Stevens in an open letter. She has cited a report on Children’s mental health provision in England and accused Stevens of denigrating the issue.
Patients could be banned from A&E without a referral from GP under new Tory plans
The latest great idea from Hunt to ‘improve urgent care pathway’ – to ban people walking in unless they’ve been referred or have a ‘docket’. Locks on the doors next.
The Times – Walk-in patients could be banned from A&E unit
Open Democracy (Caroline Molloy) – Jeremy Hunt considers banning patients from walking up to A&Es
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