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NHS funding debate is opportunity for 'courage and leadership', says NHS Confederation

Responding to a letter by the Secretary of State for Health to Conservative MPs about NHS funding ideas and further signs of cross-party backbench pressure for action, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said it was an opportunity for ‘courage and leadership’.
24 April 2018, 9:42 am

Patients deserve to be treated in the right place, at the right time and with dignity, says NHS Confederation

NHS Confederation responds to the latest NHS England figures for mixed-sex accommodation breaches
20 April 2018, 8:33 am

MPs and peers urged to support reforms to curb rising costs of NHS clinical negligence claims

A coalition of organisations which represent the NHS and health professionals is calling for urgent action to reduce the £1.7 billion paid last year alone on clinical negligence in England. The value of claims in the pipeline is estimated to be a staggering £65 billion.
20 April 2018, 7:42 am

New funding model required to sustain future of the NHS

The urgent need for a new longer-term funding model for the NHS will be the key message given by Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the NHS Confederation, today at the Northern Ireland Confederation of Health and Social Care annual conference (NICON) in Belfast.
16 April 2018, 11:30 pm

Social care must get fair share, say health leaders

The majority of health leaders believe that the long-term funding settlement recently announced by the Prime Minister should include both the NHS and social care.
16 April 2018, 11:29 am

Today's performance figures are ‘startlingly’ bad – the torrid winter must not become summer of misery, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the latest ‘startling’ performance figures
12 April 2018, 12:09 pm

Case for more money for health and social care has been made, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the British Social Attitudes survey on public attitudes to NHS funding, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said the case for more money for health and social care has been made.
12 April 2018, 8:49 am

NHS Partners Network says CQC shows independent acute hospitals play a significant role

NHS Partners Network responds to the Care Quality Commission’s analysis of the quality and safety of care provided by independent acute hospitals across England
11 April 2018, 8:08 am

Communications Conference 2018

Join us in Manchester on Tuesday 12 June 2018 for our annual communications conference for NHS communication professionals and practitioners.
6 April 2018, 9:08 am

Mental Health Network response to NHS England’s letter to CCGs

Responding to to NHS England’s letter to CCGs about the Mental Health Investment Standard
4 April 2018, 11:00 pm

Brexit rare disease warning from dad hoping to cure sons

A Cambridge dad hoping to find a cure for a devastating condition which affects his two boys has warned of the potential consequences of Brexit on rare disease research and access to medicines.
3 April 2018, 9:07 am

Closer working between NHS England and NHS Improvement “a positive step”, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the announcement that NHS England and NHS Improvement will work more closely together, Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said:
28 March 2018, 10:34 am

NHS Confederation hails PM’s funding pledge as ‘best possible Easter present’

The Prime Minister’s promise really is the best possible Easter present for the health and social care system after a truly torrid winter, says Niall Dickson.
27 March 2018, 9:31 pm

NHS Confederation responds to open letter to Prime Minister

Responding to the call for a Parliamentary Commission into health and social care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said:
27 March 2018, 9:04 am

Winter demand continues to put considerable strain on the NHS in Wales

As expected, the February NHS performance statistics have shown the incredible demand on services over the month.
22 March 2018, 7:16 pm

Brexit Health Alliance response to Health and Social Care Committee Brexit report

Responding to report Brexit: medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin, Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, said patients and public health needs to be put first.
21 March 2018, 8:38 am

Mental Health Network response to Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s report

Responding to ‘Maintaining Momentum: driving improvements in mental health care’
21 March 2018, 12:00 am

Jeremy Hunt social care speech suggests 'new government thinking', says NHS Confederation

Responding to the Health Secretary’s speech on social care, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, says it suggests “new government thinking”.
20 March 2018, 4:18 pm

Future of mental health care revealed at Mental Health Network conference

Sean Duggan, chief executive, Mental Health Network will tell more than 100 senior NHS leaders tomorrow (Thursday 15 March) that integrated, multi-sector provision is the future of mental health care and he will give examples of positive cross-sector collaborations.
14 March 2018, 4:11 pm