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Winter performance figures show NHS on its knees, says NHS Confederation

The first winter performance and latest monthly figures from NHS England show the health service is on its knees and leaders are right to expect a tough winter, the NHS Confederation has said.
13 December 2019, 11:23 am

Colossal pressure on services shows why health leaders fear the most difficult winter on record

Niall Dickson responds to the Royal College of Emergency Medicine’s winter flow data
9 December 2019, 7:02 am

NHS Confederation and OVID Health win campaign award on fixing social care

The NHS Confederation and OVID Consulting have won a widely and hotly contested award at the annual PRCA Public Affairs Awards
6 December 2019, 2:04 pm

Further evidence social care crisis damaging patient care

Responding to Age UK’s analysis, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said further evidence social care crisis damaging patient care.
4 December 2019, 10:34 am

UK must send clear message of welcome to international health and care staff

Responding to the briefing by the Nuffield Trust on international staff in health and care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said UK must send clear message of welcome to international health and care staff
4 December 2019, 8:30 am

Social care action needed as requests for help rise

Responding to NHS Digital’s Health Survey for England 2018, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said social care action needed as requests for help rise
3 December 2019, 12:31 pm

Patient delays in ambulances symptom of intolerable NHS pressure

Responding to Labour ambulance figures Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said patient delays in ambulances symptom of intolerable NHS pressure
29 November 2019, 1:19 pm

Latest vacancy figures more evidence NHS teams under intolerable strain

The latest vacancy figures published by NHS Digital show NHS teams are under intolerable strain, the NHS Confederation has said.
28 November 2019, 3:12 pm

Next government must fix social care or fail nation’s most vulnerable, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the Nuffield Trust’s analysis on the social care workforce, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said next government must fix social care or fail nation’s most vulnerable, says NHS Confederation
28 November 2019, 6:24 am

Health Foundation report shows NHS workforce in a precarious position, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the Health Foundation’s workforce trends report, Niall Dickson, chief executive at the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said Health Foundation report shows NHS workforce in a precarious position, says NHS Confederation
27 November 2019, 10:30 pm

Wake up before it is too late

Responding to the ADASS Autumn Survey, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said wake up before it is too late
27 November 2019, 12:58 pm

Government funding needed for more research in NHS trusts

Responding to the Royal College of Physicians’ campaign for more research to be conducted in NHS trusts, Nick Ville, policy director of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said Government funding needed for more research in NHS trusts
27 November 2019, 11:42 am

Mental Health Network responds to Conservative Party manifesto

The Mental Health Network has responded to the Conservative Party manifesto, published on 24 November.
24 November 2019, 7:08 pm

Conservative manifesto makes welcome promises on staffing but falls short on social care, says NHS Confederation

The Conservative Party manifesto has made welcome promises on staffing but the party will need to do more to fill the 100,000 vacancies in England, and has also fallen short on social care, the NHS Confederation has said.
24 November 2019, 5:58 pm

Workforce, social care and investment are essential to improve care and transform services.

Responding to Labour’s manifesto, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said health leaders will be pleased that Labour’s manifesto addresses their critical priorities. Workforce, social care and investment are essential to improve care and transform services.
21 November 2019, 12:20 pm

NHS Confederation responds to Lib Dem manifesto

NHS leaders will broadly welcome the Lib Dems’ backing for the overall direction of the Long Term Plan, as a top-down reorganisation would be a harmful and costly distraction, the NHS Confederation has said in response to the Liberal Democrat manifesto.
20 November 2019, 8:17 pm

Pensions development good news for patients but long-term solution needed

Commenting in response to news that doctors in England will have their tax bills covered by the NHS in order to encourage them to take on extra overtime shifts, NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson said the pensions development was good news for patients but long-term solution needed.
19 November 2019, 7:01 pm

Election focus on mental health will help deliver the improvements we need

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the Liberal Democrats’ election pledges for mental health
19 November 2019, 2:40 pm

Lib Dems right to identify workforce, capital and social care as key

Responding to the Liberal Democrats’ NHS election pledges, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said they were right to identify workforce, capital and social care as key.
19 November 2019, 9:14 am

Health leaders set priorities for new Government to tackle huge pressures

Health leaders across England have urged the incoming Government to address the critical issues that will improve and transform services for patients as they warn that a lack of staffing and failure to address the pensions crisis is putting care at risk.
19 November 2019, 7:21 am