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Wednesday 18th September 2019

NHS Direct Articles


NHS Direct to cease operating next March

25th October 2013

NHS Direct to close at the end of March 2014.

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Uncertain future for NHS Direct

4th October 2013

NHS Direct is in discussions with government agencies about its future.

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NHS Direct pulls out of 111 contracts

29th July 2013

NHS Direct seeking to pull out of contracts with 111 phone service due to severe problems.

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Australian contract for NHS Direct

22nd July 2013

NHS Direct wins contract which will see its online health and symptom checker used in Australia.

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NHS 111 inquiry needed

24th May 2013

GPs say workload has increased since roll-out of the 111 phone line.

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300 staff face redundancy at NHS Direct

7th March 2013

NHS Direct set to halve back-office costs.

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Chief exec of NHS Direct to step down

21st December 2012

Nick Chapman to step down from NHS Direct next year.

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NHS Direct staff to lose jobs

7th December 2012

NHS Direct starts redundancy consultation.

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NHS Direct to cut jobs

12th November 2012

Unison claims NHS Direct is halving its workforce and shutting down 24 of its 30 call centres.

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New customer service platform being built

9th November 2012

The new customer service platform will take over from NHS Choices and NHS Direct.

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