NHS Voices

This page shows items from the NHS Confederation news feed.

NHS staff need pay rise that truly recognises the pressures they face

NHS Confederation responds to the Department of Health and Social Care’s evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body
4 March 2021, 7:56 pm

Decision makers must have close eye on data to keep figures going in right direction

The NHS Confederation has commented on the latest urgent and emergency care sitrep, test and trace, and REACT-1 figures.
4 March 2021, 1:17 pm

Budget leaves funding for health and social care desperately wanting

The NHS Confederation has said the Budget will leave the health service feeling like it’s been left out in the cold.
3 March 2021, 5:05 pm

Declining COVID deaths reassuring but NHS still under pressure

The NHS Confederation has commented on the latest COVID-19 mortality figures published by the ONS.
2 March 2021, 12:29 pm

Political consensus on urgent need to better fund and fix social care, poll reveals

Nine out of ten MPs say that local government does not have enough resource to meet the growing need for social care services and three in five believe that the social care budget should be raised by £7 billion a year over the next two years.
2 March 2021, 9:12 am

New vaccine data encouraging, but we must not lose discipline

Dr Layla McCay, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, responds to release of new data showing the effectiveness of vaccines in reducing severe COVID-19 in older adults
1 March 2021, 7:21 pm

We welcome the additional funding for the NHS and Local Government

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government update on the Coronavirus pandemic and the additional funding for the NHS and Local Government.
1 March 2021, 3:24 pm

Northern Ireland HSC Chairs Forum submit response to draft budget consultation

Additional funding required to put HSC organisations into recurrent financial balance and meet any inescapable pressures in 2021/22, says Northern Ireland HSC Chairs Forum.
28 February 2021, 2:06 pm

Spring might be here but we are not out of the woods yet

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government update on the Coronavirus pandemic
26 February 2021, 2:07 pm

Clarity from JCVI on second phase of vaccination programme welcome

The NHS Confederation has responded to the UK Government statement on JCVI interim advice.
26 February 2021, 12:52 pm

As alert level declines, we must stay the course

The NHS Confederation has commented on the joint statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers recommending that the UK COVID-19 alert level move from level 5 to level 4.
25 February 2021, 7:41 pm

Figures improving but pressure with us for the longer term

The NHS Confederation has commented on the latest urgent and emergency care, test and trace and monthly ONS mortality figures.
25 February 2021, 1:01 pm

Pressure on the NHS is not going away any time soon

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government update on the Coronavirus pandemic
24 February 2021, 1:45 pm

Government must stick to promise of being guided by data on dates as restrictions are eased

The NHS Confederation has commented on the Prime Minister’s “roadmap” to easing lockdown following his statement to the House of Commons.
22 February 2021, 6:11 pm

Stand firm on commitment to cautious approach or risk repeat of past mistakes

Dr Layla McCay, NHS Confederation director of policy, responds ahead of the Prime Minister’s announcement on ‘road map’ out of lockdown, and pledge that all adults in the UK will be offered their first dose of vaccine by July
21 February 2021, 3:28 pm

Restrictions must be lifted with real caution to avoid new spike in infections

Dr Layla McCay, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, responds to latest ONS survey figures.
19 February 2021, 3:47 pm

Positive adequacy decision protects patients but is only the first step

Dr Layla McCay responds to the publication of a draft UK data adequacy decision by the European Commission
19 February 2021, 2:17 pm

We need to lift restrictions slowly and carefully to avoid going backwards

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government update on the Coronavirus pandemic
19 February 2021, 1:55 pm

Performance statistics show scale the challenge the NHS in Wales is facing

The Welsh NHS Confederation respond to the latest Welsh Government performance statistics which reveal record waiting times in Wales
18 February 2021, 2:04 pm

Positive signs emerging but caution needed before restrictions are lifted

The NHS Confederation has commented on the latest urgent and emergency care sitrep and test and trace figures.
18 February 2021, 12:31 pm