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Pendulum must swing towards community care, say leaders

NHS and local government leaders have spoken of the need to ‘hit reset’ on how care is delivered to ensure services better manage people’s needs in the community.
19 October 2018, 10:42 am

This is a moment we can decide to do better, says NHS Confederation in response to Secretary of State's speech at NAPC conference

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the health secretary’s speech at the NAPC conference
19 October 2018, 8:33 am

Encouraging to hear Secretary of State's support for shifting balance of services, says Community Network in response to NAPC speech

Matthew Winn, chair of the Community Network, responds to the health secretary’s speech
18 October 2018, 4:53 pm

Revealed: The reality behind the 2019–24 NHS funding settlement

New infographic explores reality of the NHS’ five-year funding settlement , what it will mean in practice and what we need to deliver it.
12 October 2018, 3:03 pm

Chancellor must tackle social care under-funding says NHS Confederation in response to ADASS survey

Responding to the survey of Social Care Directors in England by ADASS, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, says Chancellor must tackle social care under-funding.
12 October 2018, 7:54 am

Latest performance figures ‘confirm the pressure’ the NHS works under, says NHS Confederation

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the latest NHS England performance figures
11 October 2018, 11:55 am

Time to get serious about transformation says NHS Confederation in response to CQC report

Responding to the CQC’s State Of Care report, Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said it was time to get serious about transformation in response to CQC report
11 October 2018, 8:07 am

Mental Health increasingly taken as seriously as physical health, says Mental Health Network in response to announcements

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, welcomes announcements by the Prime Minister and Secretary of State on World Mental Health Day
11 October 2018, 8:01 am

Non-executive community to explore ‘different take’ on statutory responsibilities

November event turns the spotlight on social value, sustainable development and local growth.
10 October 2018, 11:06 am

Secretary of State right to recognise steps toward greater collaboration and integration, says NHS Confederation

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock’s broadcast at NHS Providers’ conference
10 October 2018, 10:29 am

Deeply concerning Mental Health Act figures show why Act needs overhaul, says Mental Health Network

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to NHS Digital’s annual Mental Health Act figures for 2017-18
9 October 2018, 12:38 pm

We have to find a way of exiting EU without disrupting access to medicines, says Brexit Health Alliance

Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, responds to the MHRA consultation on EU exit no-deal proposals
4 October 2018, 2:37 pm

Eye-catching proposals must not distract attention from the fact we are operating a system which is unsustainable, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the Prime Minister’s speech at the Conservative Party conference
4 October 2018, 8:07 am

NHS welcomes Welsh Government Draft Budget

Health and care services in Wales are under significant pressure. An ageing population with increasingly complex needs and staff shortages continue to present very real challenges to the NHS and social services.
3 October 2018, 1:46 pm

£240m winter funding boost for social care

Local authorities in England are to receive £240m to invest in adult social care this winter, in a bid to reduce pressures on the NHS, the health secretary has announced.
3 October 2018, 12:54 pm

Commitment to invest in care closer to people’s homes backed by Community Network

Responding to Matt Hancock’s speech at the Conservative Party conference, Matthew Winn, chair of the Community Network, which has been established by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said commitment to invest in care closer to people’s homes backed by Community Network.
3 October 2018, 7:58 am

NHS is unsustainable unless we focus on community services, says NHS Confederation in response to Secretary of State's conference speech

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s speech at the Conservative Party conference.
2 October 2018, 3:16 pm

Radical plan for social care needed, says NHS Confederation in response to NHS Digital figures

Responding to the results of the Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey 2017-18, published by NHS Digital, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, has said a “radical plan” is needed for social care.
2 October 2018, 1:44 pm

Outpatients app 'saving NHS millions'

A new app which enables patients to manage their outpatients appointments at the touch of a button could save the NHS millions of pounds.
1 October 2018, 9:47 am

12% drop in mental health nurses shows NHS under ‘severe strain’ says Mental Health Network

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, calls for a sound, costed, multi-disciplinary workforce strategy and support from the government to make it work.
27 September 2018, 2:10 pm