NHS Voices

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NHS Confederation comments ahead of the urgent and emergency care recovery plan

Matthew Taylor responds to the publication of the Department of Health and Social Care’s urgent and emergency care recovery plan.
29 January 2023, 9:09 am

LGBT+ History Month 2023

LGBT+ History Month celebrates LGBTQ+ people in all their diversity, raises awareness and combats prejudice with education.
26 January 2023, 4:05 pm

Response to the Welsh Government Health and Social Care Committee’s consultation on gynaecological cancer

Welsh NHS Confederation response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s consultation on gynaecological cancer.
26 January 2023, 12:49 pm

Latest winter situation report reveals that the NHS is under more pressure than it was last year

Dr Layla McCay comments on the latest winter situation report and workforce data.
26 January 2023, 11:12 am

Action needed as A&Es overflow with patients in severe dental distress

From April, ICSs will commission desperately-needed NHS dentistry. To see real improvements soon, government and NHSE support is needed.
26 January 2023, 8:59 am

Patricia Hewitt: Influencing the way ICSs work and how the centre works with them

Patricia Hewitt on integrated care system (ICS) oversight and governance and the critical enablers systems need to succeed. 
24 January 2023, 5:04 pm

Insight into the target to reduce 78-week waiters to zero

Systems have been asked to eliminate waits of over 78 weeks by April. We look at the progress so far and what’s needed to reduce the cohort to zero.
24 January 2023, 4:09 pm

The fourth purpose of ICSs: Unlocking the NHS’s social and economic potential

A panel discussion on the fourth purpose of ICSs, to ‘help the NHS support broader social and economic development’, led by Michael Wood.
24 January 2023, 2:47 pm

NHS leaders will welcome government’s recommitment to narrowing the gap in Healthy Life Expectancy by 2030

Dr Layla McCay responds to the government’s announcement of their Major Conditions Strategy.
24 January 2023, 11:39 am

Spotlight on Sian Stanley

I have been a GP since 2005 after a stint as a surgical trainee, and a clinical director since the inception of PCNs in 2019.
24 January 2023, 10:19 am

Spotlight on Emma Ray

I have worked in Primary Care for 18 years, currently as executive manager for a large practice and chief executive of our federation.
24 January 2023, 10:11 am

Can mental health services afford the cost-of-living crisis?

Rising prices are exacerbating already overstretched mental health services and increasing mental health pressures on all ages of the population.
23 January 2023, 5:27 pm

Mental health leaders are committed to ensuring the safety and dignity of those who need inpatient care

Sean Duggan OBE responds to the government’s announcement of a rapid review of patient safety in mental health inpatient settings.
23 January 2023, 4:20 pm

It's right to invest in appropriate settings, but we need to stop people reaching crisis in the first place

Sean Duggan OBE, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to DHSC’s announcement on allocated funds to mental health crisis services.
23 January 2023, 8:09 am

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023

Join the Health and Care Women Leaders Network at their IWD 2023 celebration on Wednesday 8 March, to be held on Zoom at 10am to 12.00pm.
19 January 2023, 4:31 pm

NHS Confederation responds to the latest winter situation report

Dr Layla McCay responds to the latest winter situation report
19 January 2023, 12:03 pm

Access to emergency services

The NHS Confederation’s written evidence submission to the House of Lords Public Services Committee inquiry on access to emergency services.
19 January 2023, 11:34 am

Without decisive action from governments, extraordinary pressures will continue

Assistant director of the Welsh NHS Confederation Nesta Lloyd-Jones responds to the latest NHS performance statistics in Wales.
19 January 2023, 11:22 am

NHS Confederation responds to the Joint Committee’s report on the Draft Mental Health Bill

Sean Duggan responds to the Joint Committee on the Draft Mental Health Bill’s report into the government’s Mental Health Bill.
19 January 2023, 8:54 am

What our joint vision means for people and communities this winter

Amid the most challenging winter for the social care and health system, national health and care partners explore what is needed to turn the tide.
19 January 2023, 1:07 am