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Nobody wants to be in hospital – let's talk about it | Acosia Nyanin

In this, the 100th year of learning disability nursing, Acosia Nyanin, chief nurse at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, takes heart from the NHS Long Term Plan and calls for a public debate on the how the care for people with learning disabilities should look.
22 February 2019, 11:16 am

How the political landscape affects the care I give | Alice Lloyd

On the first Mental Health’s Nurses’ Day and at a time when the health service faces significant change, Alice Lloyd, student mental health nurse, describes how the changing policy landscape affects those embarking on a career in the NHS.
21 February 2019, 11:46 am

Latest NHS stats show frontline services under intense pressure, says NHS Confederation

Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation said that the NHS is under intense pressure
21 February 2019, 11:16 am

HEE report ‘shines a welcome light’ on importance of staff wellbeing, says Mental Health Network

The HEE NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission report highlights the importance of staff wellbeing, Paul Jenkins, chair of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, has said
20 February 2019, 9:59 am

The future is here – book now for Confed19

Booking is now open for Confed19
18 February 2019, 10:46 am

Destination Switzerland: First major multilateral health discussions of 2019 | Layla McCay

Two major Switzerland-based international events relevant to health were held in January: The World Economic Forum and the World Health Organization Executive Board. Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation shares some highlights.
15 February 2019, 10:19 am

Agreement with transition period preferable to ‘no deal’, says Brexit Health Alliance

Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance and chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to last night’s Brexit votes
15 February 2019, 9:03 am

Latest performance statistics show NHS ‘buckling under strain,’ says NHS Confederation

Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation said that the NHS is seeing ‘ever-increasing’ numbers of patients
14 February 2019, 12:41 pm

What will the final Brexit decision mean for the healthcare sector? | Alice Williams

With crossroads lying ahead for Britain’s departure from the European Union, the impact that either an agreed deal or a no-deal could have on the healthcare sector is a pertinent one. Alice Williams of the Immigration Advice Service continues that for the NHS, already gripped by a staffing crisis unrelated to exterior Brexit factors, further negative influences could lead to an unmitigated disaster for Britain.
12 February 2019, 10:53 am

Why the NHS long-term plan needs technology to work | Dr Shaun O’Hanlon

Without technology, the important ambitions of the NHS long-term plan are simply not achievable, writes health tech chief medical officer Dr Shaun O’Hanlon.
8 February 2019, 3:10 pm

Brexit Health Alliance warning on medicines safety if ‘no-deal’ Brexit

No patient should suffer as a result of Brexit says the Brexit Health Alliance in response to a warning that the UK would drop out of a Europe-wide initiative to protect patients from fake medicines.
8 February 2019, 8:55 am

Non-NHS services must be part of the conversation to deliver for mental health | Chris Hampson and Sean Duggan

The NHS Long Term Plan must recognise the role of non-NHS services in delivering services to people with mental ill-health, argue Mental Health Network executive Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network and Chris Hampson, chief executive of Look Ahead.
7 February 2019, 3:52 pm

Latest NHS statistics show health service ‘coping better with demand,’ says NHS Confederation

Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation, said that the latest winter situation reports paid “tribute to NHS staff”
7 February 2019, 11:42 am

Latest NHS statistics show health service ‘coping better with demand,’ says NHS Confederation

Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation, said that the latest winter situation reports paid “tribute to NHS staff”
7 February 2019, 11:42 am

We need to work together to Build Healthier Communities

The Welsh NHS Confederation will host their 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition today (Wednesday 6th February) at Cardiff City Hall.
6 February 2019, 2:07 pm

The NHS plan must be owned locally | Nick Ville

Will the long-term plan support and enable local system leaders in addressing the systemic problems facing the NHS? Nick Ville, director of membership and policy at the NHS Confederation compares the plan against three key questions.
6 February 2019, 12:17 pm

Hope not hopelessness: Improving physical healthcare for individuals with severe mental illness | Linda Nazarko

To help those with mental illness live long and healthy lives, Linda Nazarko, nurse consultant physical healthcare at West London NHS Trust, argues a culture change is needed so staff in mental health give the same attention to a person’s physical health as they do to mental health.
4 February 2019, 11:59 am

Primary Care Networks have potential to expand care at home, says Community Network

Responding to the new Primary Care Network and GP contract deal, the Community Network says PCNs have potential to expand care at home
1 February 2019, 11:39 am

Stretched services forced to do more as temperature drops, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to NHS England’s latest winter situation reports
31 January 2019, 2:53 pm

Stretched services forced to do more as temperature drops

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to NHS England’s latest winter situation reports
31 January 2019, 2:53 pm