NHS Voices

This page shows items from the NHS Confederation news feed.

Improved contact tracing heartening but vital public efforts continue as national lockdown ends

Layla McCay responds to the latest NHS Test and Trace figures
3 December 2020, 1:52 pm

Vaccine will help us to save many lives over the coming months

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the news that a vaccine has been approved by the MHRA and what that means for Wales
2 December 2020, 11:02 am

Starting klaxon has sounded but vaccine roll-out will be a marathon not a sprint

Danny Mortimer responds to the approval of the first COVID-19 vaccine
2 December 2020, 8:41 am

Public health cuts are ‘false economy’

Responding to the Health Foundation report “Improving the Nation’s Health: The Future of the Public Health System in England”, the NHS Confederation has said cuts to public health funding are a false economy, with potentially severe repercussions down the line.
30 November 2020, 8:37 am

Pressure in our hospitals is not going away

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Coronavirus update from the First Minister of Wales
27 November 2020, 2:01 pm

Regional tiers are our tools to protect the NHS and each other – and have a happy Christmas

The NHS Confederation has commented on the move to strengthened regional tiers in England.
26 November 2020, 3:01 pm

Legislative proposals an important step towards turbo charging integrated care for the public

The NHS Confederation responds to proposals published by NHS England and NHS Improvement which set out options for formalising system working in England
26 November 2020, 2:53 pm

Spending Review is 'Polyfilla budget' and leaves cracks unfilled

The Spending Review set out by the Chancellor is in many ways a Polyfilla budget, which leaves some major cracks unfilled, the NHS Confederation has said.
25 November 2020, 5:08 pm

The NHS in Wales is doing all it can to maintain our other services

Welsh NHS Confederation director, Darren Hughes, responds to the report published by the Board of Community Health Councils in Wales which looks at those waiting for treatment
25 November 2020, 3:36 pm

NHS needs additional funding to cover cost of PPE supplies

It is clear that the UK was not fully prepared when it came to PPE supplies going into the pandemic, the NHS Confederation has said.
25 November 2020, 10:01 am

Highlights from the Festival of learning, wellbeing and inclusion

Check out the highlights from the Health & Care Women Leaders Network Festival for Learning, Wellbeing and Inclusion delivered in partnership with the BME Leadership Network and the Health & Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network.
24 November 2020, 4:15 pm

Health secretary must not ‘lose the wind in his sails’ in bid to bust bureaucracy

Concrete action is needed to make sure ‘busting bureaucracy’ becomes not just a catchphrase, but a reality, the NHS Confederation has said.
24 November 2020, 3:22 pm

Extra funding for mental health needed to cope with demand

Responding to the CQC’s survey of community mental health service experiences, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said extra funding for mental health needed to cope with demand
24 November 2020, 12:57 pm

Public vigilance imperative as lockdown exit plans revealed

Responding to the plans to move out of lockdown outlined by the Prime Minister, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said public vigilance imperative as lockdown exit plans revealed
23 November 2020, 3:19 pm

Everyone in Wales can help us keep Coronavirus under control

Darren Hughes, director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Welsh Government Coronavirus update
23 November 2020, 2:13 pm

Extra £3 billion for the NHS welcome but the bare minimum

Responding to the reported extra £3 billion funding for the NHS, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said extra funding for the NHS was welcome but the bare minimum
22 November 2020, 10:30 am

Vaccine offers glimmer of hope but won’t save NHS this Christmas

Responding to today’s Downing Street briefing, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said vaccine offers glimmer of hope but won’t save NHS this Christmas
20 November 2020, 4:21 pm

NHS Confederation backs legislation to embed partnership working across health and care

Joint working across health and care should be embedded in law and encouraged through a new statutory duty for all providers, commissioners and other partners in local systems.
20 November 2020, 9:00 am

Remaining time in lockdown must be used to improve test and trace

The NHS Confederation has responded to the latest test and trace figures.
19 November 2020, 1:21 pm

Performance stats show the scale of the challenge the NHS in Wales is facing

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest NHS Wales performance statistics released by Welsh Government
19 November 2020, 12:31 pm