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CQC report shows investment needed in community new models of care, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the CQC report about urgent primary care services, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said it shows investment needed in community new models of care.
22 June 2018, 7:51 am

We can't do the same things in the same ways, says NHS Confederation in response to Lord Darzi review

Niall Dickson, chied executive of the NHS Confederation, says we are at a watershed moment for health and social care and it is important the next steps are the right ones.
21 June 2018, 10:07 am

Mental health must receive more of the NHS budget, says Mental Health Network

Responding to the Prime Minister’s speech outlining a long-term funding plan for the NHS, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said Mental health must receive more of the NHS budget,
18 June 2018, 2:18 pm

The Prime Minister has 'thrown down the gauntlet' with NHS funding plan, says NHS Confederation

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the Prime Minister’s speech announcing a long-term funding settlement for the NHS
18 June 2018, 1:21 pm

Funding announcement is significant improvement but falls way short, says NHS Confederation

Responding to the NHS funding announcement, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said it is a significant improvement but falls way short.
16 June 2018, 10:49 pm

More evidence the public willing to pay more for NHS welcomed by NHS Confederation

Responding to research on the popularity of paying 1p more on income tax, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said more evidence the public willing to pay more for NHS is welcome.
16 June 2018, 7:03 am

NHS hails ‘standout stars’ to mark 70th Birthday at Confed18

A campaigner for better patient care, a much-loved hospital porter and a former British prime minister made the top 70 in a poll of NHS standout stars.
14 June 2018, 3:52 pm

Doctors and nurses to be exempt from Tier 2 cap, says Jeremy Hunt at Confed18

After announcing doctors’ and nurses’ exemption from Tier 2 visa caps, Jeremy Hunt reflected on the learning points in his career and shared his future hopes for the NHS
14 June 2018, 3:00 pm

NHS hails standout stars to mark 70th birthday

A campaigner for better patient care, a much-loved hospital porter and a former British prime minister made the top 70 in a poll of health and social care’s standout stars.
14 June 2018, 2:45 pm

'Too often it has taken tragedy to trigger change', warns NHS Confederation

Below is the speech given by Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation to Confed18 today.
14 June 2018, 11:09 am

“Too often it takes tragedy to trigger change” – Niall Dickson

Niall Dickson addressed delegates on day two of Confed18 with a call for action to change ways of working without tragic events as the catalyst
14 June 2018, 10:00 am

NHS reflects on harrowing events of 2017

A year on from the Grenfell Tower fire, a new NHS Confederation paper considers the learning from the NHS’s response to the tragedy which claimed 72 lives.
14 June 2018, 8:51 am

Winter crisis is now year-long crisis, suggests new NHS Confederation report

Regulators should use discretion when considering whether to withhold extra funding from health and care organisations, the NHS Confederation says in a new report.
14 June 2018, 7:56 am

Mental Health funding must double for 70% of patients to gain access to treatment

Current mental health spending would likely need to double to take the number of people with mental health problems receiving NHS treatment from 40 per cent to 70 per cent, according to a new funding report.
14 June 2018, 7:31 am

'Fear of failure’ and gaps in information sharing could be holding back NHS value, say industry leaders.

The NHS could be missing out on opportunities to improve patient care and make long term saving by failing to share good practice and innovation.
14 June 2018, 7:02 am

Jon Ashworth MP outlines Labour’s five tests for long-term funding settlement

The shadow health secretary outlines Labour’s five key tests for the government’s funding settlement, in the final keynote of day one at Confed18
13 June 2018, 5:30 pm

Leaders must stand shoulder-to-shoulder to tackle race inequality

An NHS chief executive has called on leaders to stand shoulder-to-shoulder following a “horrendous” backlash against a chief executive’s pledge to take a stand on race equality in the NHS.
13 June 2018, 5:00 pm

NHS Confederation chair Stephen Dorrell’s opening speech to Confed18

There are not many heroes in politics.
13 June 2018, 2:37 pm

Simon Stevens on integrated care: “There is no plan b”

On day one of Confed18, Simon Stevens sets out his plans for the NHS and pays tribute to NHS staff one year on from the Grenfell fire
13 June 2018, 2:30 pm

‘Quiet revolution’ happening in mental health

A quiet revolution is rippling through the country, affecting how the UK is thinking and talking about mental health, Confed18 has heard.
13 June 2018, 1:30 pm