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Latest NHS England performance figures are ‘deeply troubling’, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, called the latest NHS England performance figures ‘deeply troubling.’
13 December 2018, 2:00 pm

A new Davos for health? International lessons from this year’s WISH conference | Layla McCay

As a forum for world healthcare leaders, Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation, found WISH in Qatar to be more than just a conference.
12 December 2018, 10:35 am

Cavendish Coalition: King's Fund report shows social care sector cannot survive without migrant workforce

King’s Fund report shows social care sector cannot survive without migrant workforce says Cavendish Coalition.
11 December 2018, 12:33 pm

Why inventory management is integral to healthcare efficiencies | Monika Nott

Improved inventory management at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust has proved to have substantial trust-wide benefits. Monika Nott, inventory management improvement project lead at the trust, explains how their initiative is an integral part of the trust’s improvement plans.
10 December 2018, 2:13 pm

Increased border checks could 'significantly disrupt' medical supply chains, says Brexit Health Alliance

The Brexit Health Alliance remains deeply concerned about the prospect of a ‘no-deal’ exit from the EU, especially as increased border checks could disrupt medical supply chains for up to six months, co-chair Niall Dickson has said.
7 December 2018, 3:58 pm

Specialist hospitals and the transformation of the NHS | Phil McCarvill

As a new report from the Innovation Agency and UCL Health Partners underlines specialist hospitals have a vital role to play in transforming the way health services are delivered,Dr Phil McCarvill, chief advisor at the NHS Confederation, argues that as we move to more local and neighbourhood working we need to ensure that we harness the power of specialist hospitals that deliver services on a regional, and in some instances, on a national basis
7 December 2018, 3:53 pm

Emergency care departments heading for 'worst winter on record', says new BMA analysis

Hospital emergency care departments in England are heading for “the worst winter on record” and will need up to 10,000 more beds to care for patients safely, according to new analysis from the British Medical Association (BMA).
7 December 2018, 12:47 pm

Keeping connected with your team is key to delivering great care | Anthony Clarkson

Anthony Clarkson of NHS Blood and Transplant, reflects on the critical service they provide and how he and his team make it work to deliver such important care.
6 December 2018, 3:10 pm

NHS Confederation voices support for MadeAtUni campaign

The NHS Confederation has welcomed the launch of the MadeAtUni campaign from Universities UK.
6 December 2018, 1:23 pm

'More beds are needed, and that means more staff', says NHS Confederation in response to BMA report

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, has said more hospital beds will mean more staff will be needed and they “cannot be conjured out of thin air”.
6 December 2018, 10:24 am

Mental Health Network: Review of 1983 Act helps tackle inequality of access and outcomes

Mental Health Network chair Paul Jenkins OBE has welcomed the recommendations made in the review of the 1983 Mental Health Act.
6 December 2018, 10:00 am

Review of Mental Health Act helps tackle inequality of access and outcomes

The Mental Health Network responds to the publication of the independent review of the Mental Health Act
6 December 2018, 10:00 am

NHS Confederation welcomes life sciences deal announcement

NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson has welcomed the Health and Business Secretaries’ announcement of the second life sciences deal, which will see major investment in the UK economy
6 December 2018, 9:47 am

Identifying the active ingredients for success: Reducing emergency admissions from care homes | Adam Steventon

While new investment in community healthcare teams is welcome, Adam Steventon, director of data analytics at The Health Foundation, encourages the NHS to build on past evaluations.
5 December 2018, 11:44 am

Principles for mental health in the NHS long-term plan

The Mental Health Policy Group is pleased to present this Consensus Statement with partner organisations committed to improving the lives of people with mental health problems.
5 December 2018, 8:00 am

Welsh NHS Confederation respond to EAAL Committee report on how prepared the NHS is for Brexit

The Welsh NHS Confederation give their response to the Welsh EAAL Committee report on how prepared the NHS is for Brexit
3 December 2018, 2:41 pm

Innovative ideas need powerful value propositions: Five steps to presenting a strong case |Sig Mikladal

For NHS staff with innovative ideas, the key to success is to create a powerful value proposition. Sig Mikladal, senior project manager at TRUSTECH, the NHS innovation experts, shares the best way to support staff to develop strong value propositions and why it can make or break an idea.
3 December 2018, 10:45 am

Mental health: Vital next steps on the path to parity | Sean Duggan

Ahead of the publication of the NHS long-term plan, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is the voice of NHS-funded mental health services, spells out what its members want to see.
30 November 2018, 11:33 am

Winter will be a severe test, says NHS Confederation in response to NHS Improvement provider sector report

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to NHS Improvement’s quarterly performance of the NHS provider sector report
29 November 2018, 5:29 pm

Brexit Health Alliance meets with MPs

Members of the Brexit Health Alliance put their views on Brexit and health to Lords and MPs
29 November 2018, 8:00 am