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Faster test turnaround times welcome but percentage of people contacted still too low

The improved turnaround time of COVID-19 tests is welcome, but the percentage of people contacted is still too low, the NHS Confederation has said.
9 July 2020, 1:56 pm

Important for people to access primary care in a way that suits them, says PCN Network

The PCN Network has responded to the latest GP Patient Survey findings.
9 July 2020, 1:43 pm

Extra support for NHS welcome but more detail needed

Responding to the Government’s economic statement, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said extra support for NHS welcome but more detail needed
9 July 2020, 1:19 pm

Realistic expectations on NHS performance needed as virus still part of life

The NHS Confederation has called for realistic expectations for the NHS in light of the latest NHS England monthly performance figures.
9 July 2020, 1:04 pm

Increases in nurses and midwives ‘drop in the ocean’, says NHS Employers

NHS Employers has responded to the NMC’s latest annual registration report for nursing and midwifery staff.
9 July 2020, 7:48 am

Immigration proposals could create workforce cliff edge for social care, warn national bodies

Care homes and other social care services could face a ‘staffing blackhole’ if temporary arrangements are not introduced to manage the initial impact of the Government’s Immigration Bill, the leaders of 37 national organisations have warned.
8 July 2020, 11:30 pm

2020 enei award winners announced

Illustrious awards recognise 25 winners for their commitment to achieving diverse and inclusive workplaces.
8 July 2020, 6:32 pm

Inquiry into the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak, and its management, on health and social care in Wales

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, responds to the Welsh Parliament’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee report into the inquiry into the impact of Covid-19 outbreak, and its management on health and social care in Wales.
8 July 2020, 12:54 pm

COVID-19 deaths down, but extra vigilance still needed

The latest ONS COVID-19 mortality figures for England and Wales show deaths from coronavirus are continuing to fall, but vigilance is still needed, Dr Layla McCay has said.
7 July 2020, 10:39 am

Thank you, NHS

Staff across the NHS Confederation reflect on the NHS’s remarkable achievements amid the COVID-19 crisis, as the nation unties to thank the NHS on its 72 birthday.
5 July 2020, 8:22 am

NHS Confederation urges caution ahead of reopening of pubs and restaurants

The NHS Confederation has urged the public to maintain social distance, practise good hand hygiene, and use face coverings in confined spaces, as pubs and restaurants reopen this weekend.
3 July 2020, 1:34 pm

NHS Test and Trace – still not good enough, say health leaders

The latest NHS test and trace figures show we are “some way from where we need to be”, Niall Dickson has said.
2 July 2020, 1:23 pm

NHS Confederation responds to CQC 2019 adult inpatient survey

The NHS Confederation has responded to the results of the Care Quality Commission’s 2019 survey of adult inpatients.
2 July 2020, 10:00 am

NHS Confederation responds to PM’s economic recovery plan

The NHS Confederation has responded to Boris Johnson’s speech on 30 June setting out the Government’s economic recovery plan.
30 June 2020, 1:10 pm

We must continue to be able to isolate local outbreaks before they break into our communities

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation Comments on the apparent success of Test, Trace, Protect in Wales
30 June 2020, 12:56 pm

Strengthen system and partnership working in the NHS Reset, say ICS and STP leaders

The experience of tackling the immediate crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped the views of ICS and STP leaders that system and partnership working needs to be strengthened.
30 June 2020, 9:00 am

Realistic expectations needed on the NHS's long road to recovery

Niall Dickson responds to NHS Providers’ Recovery Position report and the Royal College of Physicians’ survey
30 June 2020, 7:47 am

Transparent lockdown approach must come out of episode of confusion

Responding to tightening of lockdown measures in Leicester, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said a transparent approach is required for any future local lockdowns with clear accountability and public messages that are transparent, consistent, and timely.
30 June 2020, 7:21 am

Let's not go backwards now

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the announcement of extended households in Wales
29 June 2020, 2:30 pm