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Confed19 – highlights from day one

It’s been a busy first day in Manchester, with more than 1,500 delegates descending on Manchester Central to see what Confed19 has to offer. Here’s a taster of what they saw.
19 June 2019, 5:10 pm

Stevens’ push on capital funding, social care and public health welcomed by NHS Confederation

Responding to the Confed19 speech by NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, welcomed Stevens’ push on capital funding, social care and public health.
19 June 2019, 3:54 pm

Confed19: here's what is coming up on day one

It’s finally here. Confed19, the largest annual gathering of health and care leaders in the country, gets underway at Manchester Central Convention Complex this morning – and it is fair to say there is a lot going on.
19 June 2019, 5:39 am

Next Prime Minister must not duck social care challenge, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham’s expected comments about social care at Confed19
18 June 2019, 5:25 pm

Response to criticism of BME Leadership Network report

Joan Saddler, Director of Partnerships and Equality at the NHS Confederation, has responded to criticism of the BME Leadership Network report Chairs and non-executives in the NHS: The need for diverse leadership.
18 June 2019, 5:12 pm

Fast-tracking new drugs puts NHS at forefront of treating rare forms of cancer

Responding to NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens’ announcement about fast-tracking cancer drugs, to be delivered at today’s NHS Confederation annual conference, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said fast-tracking new drugs puts NHS at forefront of treating rare forms of cancer.
18 June 2019, 3:09 pm

National Survey for Wales results show increase in satisfaction rates for GP Care in Wales

Welsh NHS Confederation response to the latest National Survey for Wales results which showed an increase in people satisfied with their standard of GP care
18 June 2019, 10:16 am

Confed19 – what's coming up in Manchester

Confed19 starts tomorrow. Find out what’s happening across the two days and make the most of your time at Manchester Central.
18 June 2019, 9:30 am

NHS plan jeopardised by unfinished business on funding and rising demand

Delivering the ambitious vision of improved care for patients set out in in the new NHS plan will be extremely challenging without urgent government action on wider health funding, warn the Health Foundation and NHS Confederation.
17 June 2019, 1:26 pm

New legislation introduced to provide further quality across health and social care will add momentum to changes in organisational culture and behaviour

Welsh NHS Confederation response to the introduction of the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill
17 June 2019, 12:32 pm

We must embrace the challenge but be realistic about what is doable | Niall Dickson

How should an organisation such as the NHS Confederation position itself given the current pressures on the service and in the current uncertain political times, asks Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation.
17 June 2019, 9:01 am

Performance of the NHS provider sector offers grounds for optimism but systemic challenges remain

The NHS Improvement provider sector performance report for the period ending 31 March 2019 shows things are not all doom and gloom, but there is still much more to be done.
13 June 2019, 1:54 pm

Latest NHS stats paint a picture of a health service under huge strain but treating more patients than ever before

The latest NHS performance statistics show the NHS continues to come under huge pressure, with a concerning rise in the number of people delayed in hospitals, the NHS Confederation has said.
13 June 2019, 11:23 am

New approach to leadership development, diversity and supporting CEOs required – new NHS Confederation report

A report published today by the NHS Confederation outlines the views of new NHS chief executives on the changes in leadership approach and culture that they believe will be required if the NHS is to meet the ambitions of the Long Term Plan.
13 June 2019, 7:12 am

How we create a culture on the board to enable colleagues from diverse backgrounds to flourish | Ifti Majid

An inclusive and representative board has to be a prime component of confidence building, writes Ifti Majid
12 June 2019, 8:16 pm

How urban planning can help hospitals come in from the cold | Layla McCay

Can hospitals stop being monoliths of mystery and isolation and join wider urban life, asks Layla McCay
12 June 2019, 7:52 pm

How a new generation of NHS leaders is preparing for the task ahead | Niall Dickson

The leadership of the NHS is changing and could well look rather different in a few years’ time, writes Niall Dickson.
12 June 2019, 7:39 pm

Welsh NHS Confederation comments on the Auditor General for Wales report on the accounts of NHS bodies

The NHS in Wales is committed to working more efficiently, prioritising spending and making savings where possible.
12 June 2019, 2:10 pm

Working with local councils to secure the future NHS workforce | Richard Griffin

The NHS Interim People Plan (IPP) sets out the importance of the NHS engaging with councils in their local areas to help build economic prosperity, something NHS Confederation has also been advocating for some time, writes Richard Griffin of the North West London Health and Care Partnership.
12 June 2019, 12:03 pm