All hospital services in Sheffield are under review as health bosses try to fill a £232 million financial blackhole.
And the future operation of four district hospitals – in Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Bassetlaw – is a key part of the review as health chiefs try to find £571m across South Yorkshire.
It comes as it was revealed £200m of capital investment to help deliver the Sustainability and Transformation Plan is needed in South Yorkshire as part of the drive to alter the way care is delivered and reduce hospital attendances.
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These ‘impossible NHS plans will cost £1.2bn in Yorkshire alone’
Yorkshire’s NHS needs £1.2bn of investment to deliver a massive reorganisation of health services in the next five years, it has been revealed.
Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/health/exclusive-these-impossible-nhs-plans-will-cost-1-2bn-in-yorkshire-alone-1-8387742
Emergency stroke services could disappear at four Yorkshire hospitals
Emergency stroke services could soon disappear from four Yorkshire hospitals as part of massive NHS reorganisation plans.
On the second day of a Yorkshire Post investigation into the future of the NHS, the paper can reveal services in Calderdale and Harrogate are understood to be at particular risk as the number of sites across West Yorkshire that currently provide a critical service in the first 72 hours after a stroke is potentially reduced from five to three.
A separate consultation is already under way in South Yorkshire on stopping Barnsley and Rotherham hospitals providing critical care for stroke victims.
Read more at: http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/emergency-stroke-services-could-disappear-at-four-yorkshire-hospitals-1-8389805
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