Articles by Sid Ryan
The News in Brief section of this edition's paper was dedicated almost entirely to the upcoming cuts to council services, which are out to consultation. The latest round looks to shave a few million pounds from support services to people with physical or mental health issues, the public toilets and the closure of half of the city's libraries. In addition, more news from the National Health Service and Bristol's housing developments.
The shock announcement of the temporary overnight closure of Weston General Hospital’s emergency department comes in the wake of a graphic Care Quality Commission report,...
Weston General Hospital has been struggling to keep pace for years, which is why it was such a surprise to see it winning a ‘Top...
Hopes for a Conservative surge in Bristol were trashed on Thursday night, with all four of the core constituencies now held by Labour. Even Bristol...
Mental wellbeing is finally getting recognised as being as important as physical health. Squeezed budgets mean progress isn’t easy, but there are positive steps being taken in Bristol.
We have voted for devolution and with it comes a new leadership role. But what is a metro mayor and who is in the running to be ours?
This long-read on the NHS looks at how our local NHS services are doing, and the latest news on the the ‘plan’ to save the...
Sustainability and transformation plans are the Department of Health’s latest scheme to try to prevent the NHS slamming into the brick wall it’s accelerating towards. But are they going to work?
A couple of the most interesting voices that the Cable has published in 2016.
A few of the Cable’s favourite news articles that we’ve worked on in 2016.
Here’s a selection of the best features the Cable has produced over the last year.
As we launch our training programme for journalists, let’s not forget about the real lifeblood of any news organisation – the sources.