NHS Voices

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Workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC, says Mental Health Network

Responding to the CQC’s State of Care report, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC.
15 October 2019, 8:18 am

Government must end social care crisis – NHS Confederation response to Queen’s Speech

Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said government must end social care crisis.
14 October 2019, 1:01 pm

NHS makes small but important step to a carbon-free future

Responding to NHS England’s announcement of a scheme to reduce the use of plastics in hospitals, the NHS Confederation says the NHS is making a small but important step to a carbon-free future.
12 October 2019, 7:46 pm

Steps must be taken to reduce relentless pressure on NHS staff

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to today’s monthly NHS performance figures
10 October 2019, 10:23 am

Mental Health Network backs new children and young people’s mental health taskforce

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, welcomes the announcement of a children and young people’s mental health taskforce
10 October 2019, 8:33 am

Key Primary Care Network appointment announced by NHS Confederation

The NHS Confederation has appointed Ruth Rankine as its PCN Development Director. Ruth is currently deputy chief inspector of general practice at the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
4 October 2019, 12:15 pm

Negotiated Brexit deal best for patients says NHS Confederation in response to PM speech

Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech today, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the health and care sector, said negotiated Brexit deal best for patients says NHS Confederation in response to PM speech.
2 October 2019, 1:13 pm

Expo 2019: NHS Confederation BME Leadership Network offers influence, voice and opportunity for BME leaders

Director of partnerships and equality Joan Saddler gives a round-up of BME Leadership Network activity at NHS Health & Care Expo 2019
30 September 2019, 3:19 pm

New Digital NHS Wales Organisation a Positive Step

Welsh NHS Confederation response to Welsh Government announcement of a new NHS Wales organisation to deliver national digital services.
30 September 2019, 1:18 pm

Plaid Cymru social care recommendations welcome but need to be sustainable

Welsh NHS Confederation response to Plaid Cymru’s announcement outlining recommendations for a National Care Service
30 September 2019, 11:58 am

Another major step forward for outdated NHS buildings and equipment

Niall Dickson responds to the Prime Minister’s announcement of extra capital investment for the NHS
29 September 2019, 5:15 pm

Primary care mental health service improves health and saves NHS money, finds new report

A psychological treatment service working in GP surgeries in Nottingham offers hope to people other services can’t help and has already saved more money than its staffing costs in its first year, according to research published today by Centre for Mental Health with the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network.
27 September 2019, 8:55 am

Brexit risks remain for health and social care despite detailed preparations

Dr Layla McCay responds to the National Audit Office’s report Exiting the EU: supplying the health and social care sectors
27 September 2019, 8:13 am

Proposed changes to health legislation are a step on the way to better patient care

Niall Dickson responds to the legislative reform proposals published today by NHS England and Improvement.
26 September 2019, 8:13 am

No deal Brexit protection for UK nationals living in Europe welcome but we still need a deal, says NHS Confederation

Dr Layla McCay responds to the Government’s announcement on contingency plans for reciprocal healthcare arrangements in the event of no deal Brexit.
23 September 2019, 9:18 am

Free personal care announcement welcome but further details needed, says NHS Confederation

Labour’s promise to provide free personal care for older people is welcome, but more detail is needed, the NHS Confederation has said.
23 September 2019, 8:38 am

NHS running red hot as we approach busy winter period

The latest performance figures from NHS England show front-line health services are buckling under the strain of relentless demand and staff are coming under unremitting pressure, the NHS Confederation has said.
12 September 2019, 10:23 am

‘Mini-deal’ needed to keep patients safe during Brexit

Responding to the publication of Operation Yellowhammer, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said ‘mini-deal’ needed to keep patients safe during Brexit
12 September 2019, 8:17 am

New NHS pension options welcome but scrapping tapered annual allowance remains the best option, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the updated NHS pensions consultation from the Department of Health and Social Care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said new NHS pension options welcome but scrapping tapered annual allowance remains the best option.
10 September 2019, 3:28 pm

Welsh NHS Confederation Response to the Immigration White Paper

The Welsh NHS Confederation has today published a response to the UK Government’s Immigration White Paper which reveals 53%* of EU/EEA nationals currently working in NHS Wales earn below the £30,000pa salary threshold proposed within the UK Government.
5 September 2019, 10:25 am