NHS Confederation

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Staff in NHS Wales are telling us they are feeling the impact of this pandemic

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation reacts to the latest update on the Coronavirus Pandemic from the Welsh Government
28 October 2020, 4:20 pm

NHS capacity already stretched as COVID-19 deaths rise 53 per cent in a week

The NHS Confederation has commented on the latest COVID-19 mortality figures published by the ONS.
27 October 2020, 11:42 am

Contingency plans prepared but the most extreme were never enacted

Responding to the Sunday Times story headlined ‘Coronavirus rationing kept old and frail away from hospitals’, Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said contingency plans prepared but the most extreme were never enacted
26 October 2020, 11:08 am

We must examine some of the root causes of inequality

Responding to the first quarterly report on progress to understand and tackle COVID-19 disparities experienced by individuals from an ethnic minority background, Dr Habib Naqvi MBE, director, NHS Race and Health Observatory, which is hosted by the NHS Confederation, said we must examine some of the root causes of inequality.
22 October 2020, 3:34 pm

The joint workforce strategy is a significant step to a seamless health and care system in Wales

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the launch of ‘A Healthier Wales: Our Workforce Strategy for Health and Social Care’
22 October 2020, 1:34 pm

Death certificates including ethnicity must be introduced without delay

Responding to the first quarterly report on progress to understand and tackle COVID-19 disparities experienced by individuals from an ethnic minority background, Joan Saddler, director of partnerships and equality at the NHS Confederation, said death certificates including ethnicity must be introduced without delay
22 October 2020, 1:11 pm

Test and trace figures ‘extremely disappointing’ as more regions enter Tier 3

The NHS Confederation has responded to the latest NHS test and trace figures.
22 October 2020, 12:51 pm

Time to stop the broken record and start facing the music on social care reform

Responding to the health and social care committee report on funding and workforce in social care, Nick Ville has said the Government must urgently provide the funding the sector needs, to avoid leaving hundreds of thousands of people without care and keep those who look after them in work.
22 October 2020, 7:00 am

CQC report highlights need for support and investment in learning disability services

Responding to the CQC’s report Out of sight – who cares?, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said CQC report highlights need for support and investment in learning disability services
22 October 2020, 1:00 am

Educate and celebrate achievements during Black History Month

In preparation for Black History Month which takes place in October, we have pulled together a list of resources and activities that may inspire you to run a local campaign within your own organisation.
21 October 2020, 10:06 pm

Government must not kick the can down the road on vital health and social care funding decisions

Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of a one-year spending review rather than the originally planned multi-year comprehensive spending review, Lord Victor Adebowale, chair of the NHS Confederation, said Government must not kick the can down the road on vital health and social care funding decisions
21 October 2020, 2:26 pm

Ongoing support from Government and public vigilance imperative as more regions enter Tier 3

The NHS Confederation has commented on the confirmation that more regions are entering Tier 3.
21 October 2020, 2:17 pm

We must also remember the dedication health and social care staff have shown

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the latest Coronavirus briefing from the Welsh Government
21 October 2020, 1:14 pm

NHS leaders ‘concerned about what’s round the corner’ as COVID deaths rise for fifth week

The NHS Confederation has responded to the latest ONS mortality figures.
20 October 2020, 1:42 pm

Robust action needs to be taken now to protect people who may be susceptible to the Coronavirus

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the announcement of a “fire break” lockdown in Wales
19 October 2020, 12:13 pm

Health and Care organisations unite to outline the key priorities for the next Welsh Government

Over 30 health and social care organisations in Wales have come together to outline what the key priorities should be for the next Welsh Government after the 2021 Senedd Election
16 October 2020, 2:50 pm

Robust action needs to be taken to slow the spread of the virus

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the Welsh Government announcement of a potential circuit breaker lockdown
16 October 2020, 12:11 pm

CQC assessment must be wake-up call to Government to appropriately fund NHS

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said CQC assessment must be wake-up call to Government to appropriately fund NHS
16 October 2020, 1:00 am

More restrictions likely without major improvements to test and trace

The NHS Confederation has responded to the latest test and trace figures for England.
15 October 2020, 12:10 pm

Reaching Brexit deal is right answer for patients as COVID-19 cases increase

Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said reaching Brexit deal is right answer for patients as COVID-19 cases increase
14 October 2020, 9:30 pm