NHS Cuts and closures via Allyson Pollock and David Price
In North West London the government plans to cut 25% of beds, and throughout London at least 7 accident and emergency departments will close with further departments under threat.
Up to 5600 jobs in North West London will be lost by 2015.
Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust is cutting 208 posts.
In Merseyside, 4000 NHS jobs will go by 2014
In South Yorkshire, Rotherham Hospital is set to lose 750 staff by 2015
In West Suffolk, Serco is planning to cut 137 Community Healthcare jobs.
In Devon and Exeter, the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust plans to cut 1115 full-time equivalent posts between 2011 and 2014.
In Greater Manchester, there are plans to downgrade Trafford General Hospital’s A&E to urgent care and cuts to intensive care, acute surgery and children’s services. Maternity services have already closed.
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust plans to cut 750 full-time posts by 2013.
Bolton NHS trust is making 500 redundancies.
In Warwickshire, the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust plans to cut the equivalent of 257 full-time staff between 2010 and 2014.
In Cornwall, Royal Hospital Truro proposed to cut 400 jobs in 2011.
In Portsmouth, Queen Alexandra Hospital cut 700 jobs and shut 3 wards in 2011.
Across England, twenty four out of thirty NHS Direct call centres will close.
6000 nursing posts have been cut since the coalition came to power in 2010.