NHS Voices

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Early mental health care for children and young people can transform lives, says Mental Health Network

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network responds to the Government’s announcement of investment in projects to support children and young people’s mental health
20 August 2019, 10:58 am

Welsh NHS Confederation welcome Plaid Cymru report into mental health services

Providing people with the mental health services and care they need is a key priority for the Welsh NHS
15 August 2019, 10:30 am

Largest public petition of its kind calls on Prime Minister to end the crisis in care

More than 150,000 members of the public and more than 40 health leaders are calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take action now to address the escalating crisis in care.
15 August 2019, 5:12 am

NHS anchor institutions must be force for positive change in communities, says NHS Confederation

Responding to Health Foundation report Building healthier communities: the role of the NHS as an anchor institution, Michael Wood, Head of Health Economic Partnerships at the NHS Confederation, said NHS anchor institutions must be force for positive change in communities.
13 August 2019, 2:45 pm

Mental Health Network seeks nominations for new NHS Chair board member

The Mental Health Network (MHN) is currently seeking nominations to the position of NHS Chair representative to its Board.
12 August 2019, 8:20 am

Figures show NHS struggling to escape morass created by austerity, says NHS Confederation

The latest performance statistics from NHS England show the health service is still struggling to escape the morass created by austerity, the NHS Confederation has said.
8 August 2019, 1:02 pm

NHS pensions review welcomed by NHS Confederation

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, welcomed the Government’s NHS pensions review.
7 August 2019, 8:41 am

Scrap tapered Annual Allowance to address NHS pensions crisis, says NHS Confederation

The Chancellor Sajid Javid should act now to address the NHS pensions crisis by scrapping the tapered Annual Allowance, according to the NHS Confederation.
5 August 2019, 7:55 am

New NHS funding desperately needed to improve quality of patient care, says NHS Confederation

The NHS Confederation has welcomed the Prime Minister’s promise of £1.8 billion of additional funding for the NHS.
4 August 2019, 8:03 am

Wales working to prevent historical attitudes towards chastising children

Welsh NHS Confederation Children, Young People and Education Committee’s stage one report on the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill
2 August 2019, 8:38 am

Major areas of health are unfinished business and need urgent action from new Prime Minister, says NHS Confederation

Supporting the NHS on its decade-long journey towards an integrated health and care system, as well as delivering extra investment for new buildings and infrastructure, social care and addressing major gaps in NHS staffing, should be at the top of the new Prime Minister’s priority list.
1 August 2019, 7:00 am

Take our survey on making computer systems talk to each other

Technology – and how well it is adopted – will be a key player in how the NHS evolves over the coming years. Central to success in this area is advancing interoperability – the ability of computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information.
31 July 2019, 12:28 pm

Health Boards are working hard to meet targets for outpatient appointments

Welsh NHS Confederation response to Public Accounts Committee report into the management of follow up outpatients across Wales
31 July 2019, 8:05 am

Manifesto for Better Mental Health

The Mental Health Policy Group which includes the Mental Health Network has published its 2019 election manifesto
25 July 2019, 10:46 am

New PM promise to fix social care and upgrade hospitals welcomed by NHS Confederation

Responding to the speech by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson today, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said the new PM’s promise to fix social care and upgrade hospitals were welcome.
24 July 2019, 4:20 pm

Significant challenges in out of hours GP services

Report highlights some of the significant pressures GP out of hours services are experiencing in Wales
24 July 2019, 12:38 pm

Prevention green paper is a positive step towards government-wide approach but role of supported housing needs greater focus

Responding to publication of the Advancing our health: prevention in the 2020s consultation, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said prevention green paper is a positive step towards government-wide approach but role of supported housing needs greater focus.
24 July 2019, 8:17 am

NHS Mental Health Implementation Plan provides clear route to vision of Long Term Plan but local leaders need power to deliver

Responding to the publication of the NHS Mental Health Implementation Plan 2019/20 – 2023/24, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network said it provides clear route to vision of Long Term Plan but local leaders need power to deliver.
24 July 2019, 8:01 am

New PM must solve social care crisis, boost capital spending and reform NHS pensions, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the announcement of Boris Johnson as the next Prime Minister, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said the new PM must solve social care crisis, boost capital spending and reform NHS pensions.
23 July 2019, 12:00 pm

Paying for Social Care in Wales

Response to the update provided by the Welsh Government’s Minister for Health and Social Care on the Inter-Ministerial Group’s work on Paying for Social Care
18 July 2019, 8:43 am