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Workforce, social care and investment are essential to improve care and transform services.

Responding to Labour’s manifesto, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said health leaders will be pleased that Labour’s manifesto addresses their critical priorities. Workforce, social care and investment are essential to improve care and transform services.
21 November 2019, 12:20 pm

NHS Confederation responds to Lib Dem manifesto

NHS leaders will broadly welcome the Lib Dems’ backing for the overall direction of the Long Term Plan, as a top-down reorganisation would be a harmful and costly distraction, the NHS Confederation has said in response to the Liberal Democrat manifesto.
20 November 2019, 8:17 pm

Pensions development good news for patients but long-term solution needed

Commenting in response to news that doctors in England will have their tax bills covered by the NHS in order to encourage them to take on extra overtime shifts, NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson said the pensions development was good news for patients but long-term solution needed.
19 November 2019, 7:01 pm

Election focus on mental health will help deliver the improvements we need

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the Liberal Democrats’ election pledges for mental health
19 November 2019, 2:40 pm

Lib Dems right to identify workforce, capital and social care as key

Responding to the Liberal Democrats’ NHS election pledges, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said they were right to identify workforce, capital and social care as key.
19 November 2019, 9:14 am

Health leaders set priorities for new Government to tackle huge pressures

Health leaders across England have urged the incoming Government to address the critical issues that will improve and transform services for patients as they warn that a lack of staffing and failure to address the pensions crisis is putting care at risk.
19 November 2019, 7:21 am

Health leaders demand end to social care crisis

Health leaders have warned that the persistent neglect of social care is damaging patient care across the NHS and risks not making the most of the government’s extra £20.5bn investment in the service.
15 November 2019, 12:16 pm

Latest performance stats show NHS under intolerable pressure, says NHS Confederation

The latest performance figures from NHS England show the health service is under intolerable pressure, Niall Dickson has said.
14 November 2019, 11:39 am

The Mental Health Policy Group's 2019 general election manifesto for mental health

The Mental Health Policy Group – a coalition of six organisations working together for better mental health, launches the Manifesto for Better Mental Health as the new Prime Minister takes up post.
13 November 2019, 5:31 pm

Labour’s mental health focus continues momentum, says Mental Health Network

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Labour Party’s election pledge for NHS funding
13 November 2019, 8:54 am

Labour’s pledge to spend more on NHS a ‘significant extra investment’

Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledges, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said Labour’s pledge to spend more on NHS a ‘significant extra investment’.
12 November 2019, 2:45 pm

Report recognises concerns around recruitment after Brexit

We welcome this report by the External Affairs Committee which recognises the concerns that we have raised on behalf of members around the impact that the current proposals for a post-Brexit immigration system
8 November 2019, 11:39 am

NHS Confederation Chair stands down

The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell has stepped down from his role as Chair of the NHS Confederation, following his decision to stand in the General Election as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Buckingham, with immediate effect.
7 November 2019, 1:24 pm

Government should consider new approach to tackle ‘pension crisis’

Patients face delayed and cancelled operations and treatment, as well as longer waits before being discharged from hospital unless the government takes urgent action to end the NHS pensions crisis, according to the NHS Confederation.
6 November 2019, 3:10 pm

NHS Confederation shortlisted alongside consultancy OVID for collaborative campaign award

The NHS Confederation has been named as a finalist in the prestigious PRCA Public Affairs Awards 2019 for the Best In-House Consultancy Collaboration Campaign award alongside our consultants OVID.
1 November 2019, 1:54 pm

Work needed to improve care for people with learning disabilities

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the detention of children and young people with learning disabilities and autism
1 November 2019, 1:15 pm

Targets need to be realistic and help staff focus on right patients at right time

Responding to the progress report on the clinical standards review, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said targets need to be realistic and help staff focus on right patients at right time.
31 October 2019, 3:58 pm

Troubling rise in detention rates shows urgent need for Mental Health Act reform

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to NHS Digital’s annual Mental Health Act statistics for 2018-19.
29 October 2019, 10:50 am

Government needs to invest far more in NHS buildings says NHS Confederation

Responding to the Health Foundation’s new capital spending analysis, Nick Ville, director of membership and policy at the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said government needs to invest far more in NHS buildings says NHS Confederation
23 October 2019, 12:15 pm

New partnership to create the NHS ‘Event of the Year’

A major new conference and exhibition, ConfedExpo, will create the largest NHS event in the UK, bringing together NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Expo with the NHS Confederation’s annual gathering.
22 October 2019, 10:12 am