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Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the government’s announcement of an extra £76 million-a-year funding to build homes for vulnerable people.
The number of people waiting over the government’s target of 18 weeks for elective surgery will almost double by 2024 to nearly one million if current trends continue.
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the latest NHS England statistics for out-of-area placements
Figures show NHS under relentless pressure, says NHS Confederation
It is concerning that the EMA is beginning to scale back and suspend activities as a result of loss of staff and expertise – this could negatively affect patients in the UK and across Europe, warns Sir Hugh Taylor.
The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act team are seeking evidence around rising detention rates
Responding to the publication of the Joint Committee on Draft Health Service Safety Investigations Bill report, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said it was an important first step improving quality of services to patients.
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Community Network issues a letter to the leaders of NHS England and NHS Improvement about the role of community services within the upcoming NHS plan
The new NHS ten year plan must succeed where previous initiatives have failed and finally put community services front and centre of improving care for the public.
Services need to be adequately funded and integrated so that all parts of the system are working together seamlessly, says Community Network chair Matthew Winn
Responding to the Department for Health and Social Care’s response to consultation on the children and young people’s mental health green paper, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said children and young people’s mental health response could be ‘shot in the arm’.
Responding to the evidence by the health secretary to the Health and Social Care Committee about no-deal Brexit plans today, Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, said Government must reveal no-deal Brexit contingency plans.
Workforce, technology and prevention identified as early priorities for health and social care.
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network responds to NHS England’s letter to the ASA regarding adverts for cosmetic surgery during Love Island.
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, says there is much to be positive about in the Secretary of State’s speech.
Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the health secretary’s speech outlining his priorities.
The NHS Confederation has signed the Armed Forces Covenant as a public commitment to being a forces friendly employer.
Community services must be at the heart of any long term plan for health and care, says Matthew Winn, chair of the Community Network
Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation says much of what Simon Stevens says makes a lot of sense but if NHS England is serious about developing a plan with the service we need a proper engagement with leaders and front line staff.