Month: November 2014

Nov 18, 2014

A&E at breaking point — Colchester Hospital

On the 15 November 2014 the interim executive board of the Colchester general hospital declared a ‘major incident’ following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The Hospital is keeping what it means by ‘major incident’ to itself for the time being. Its uncertain whether it was linked to the inspection by the […]


Government recruit A&E Doctors due to NHS crisis

It has recently been announced by Jeremy Hunt MP, Health Secretary that the NHS is recruiting an extra 260 Doctors in an effort to bolster the demand of accident and emergency units in England, especially in the lead up to winter. There will also be an emphasis on recruiting senior Doctors were needed.   Research […]

Nov 12, 2014

Doctors & Charities: NHS ’at breaking point’

A group of medical organisations and health charities have written a joint letter to the Prime Minister, leader of the opposition and Deputy Prime Minister, warning that the NHS is at breaking point. The group confirmed that even though the health care budget was maintained in these times of austerity. The NHS has not seen […]