Exposed: ‘secretive’ NHS cost-cutting plans include children’s care

Share this post

Documents reveal £5m cuts in South Gloucestershire will include cancer diagnostics and treatment for children with complex needs

Cancer diagnostics and treatment for children with complex needs are among services earmarked for cost-cutting plans considered by the NHS to plug a funding gap, according to documents seen by campaigners.

The plans, by South Gloucestershire clinical commissioning group and released under a freedom of information request, show that waiting targets for non-urgent operations are also due to be relaxed under the “capped expenditure process” (CEP) as the health service seeks to balance its books in the current financial year.

Continue reading…

This post was syndicated from Health | The Guardian. Click here to read the full text on the original website.


Share this post

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply