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We cannot go on with rocketing cost of clinical negligence, says NHS Confederation

13 / 7 / 2018 2.49pm

NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson responds to the publication of NHS Resolution’s annual report and accounts 2017/18, which show the cost of clinical negligence claims increasing by 50 per cent.

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Latest NHS performance figures are ‘baptism of fire’ for new health secretary, says NHS Confed chief

13 / 7 / 2018 8.38am

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said the latest NHS performance figures show a system under intolerable strain.

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Ambition is ‘fine’ for Brexit White Paper but execution is key, says Brexit Health Alliance co-chair

NHS European Office

13 / 7 / 2018 8.25am

Responding to the publication of the Brexit White Paper, Niall Dickson, co-chair of the Brexit Health Alliance, said ambition is ‘fine’ for Brexit White Paper but execution is key.

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NHS Confederation leaders write to new health secretary urging him to "grasp social care challenge"

13 / 7 / 2018 8.13am

NHS Confederation leaders have written to new health secretary Matt Hancock urging him to “grasp the social care challenge”.

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Report shows tragic consequences when mental health services are not flexible and joined up, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

10 / 7 / 2018 9.38am

Sadly, it has been clear for a long time that transitions between children and adolescent services and adult mental health services are not always as flexible and joined up as they should be, says Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network

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Hunt’s legacy as health secretary is ‘better settlement’ than expected, says NHS Confed chief

10 / 7 / 2018 8.04am

In response to Jeremy Hunt leaving his post as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and becoming Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, said Hunt’s legacy as health secretary is ‘better settlement’ than expected.

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Transformation funding needed to boost community care says NHS Confederation in response to NHS Providers report

09 / 7 / 2018 7.40am

Responding to report The NHS funding settlement: recovering lost ground, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said Transformation funding needed to boost c.ommunity care

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84% willing to pay more tax for better NHS, says independent poll for NHS Confederation

05 / 7 / 2018 8am

More than four in five of us would be willing to pay more tax to secure significant improvements in the NHS, according to a new poll commissioned by the NHS Confederation.

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Penblwydd hapus - Celebrating 70 years of the NHS in Wales


05 / 7 / 2018 7.36am

The NHS was launched on 5 July 1948 bringing health care for all in the UK, free at the point of delivery.

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Impact of Brexit on the Welsh health and social care system


04 / 7 / 2018 8.17am

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, the Welsh NHS Confederation’s Policy Forum has identified 10 key outcomes needed for health and social care in Wales following Brexit.

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Having the freedom to speak up | Dr Judith Graham QN

17 / 7 / 2018 9.36am

Two years on from the introduction of freedom to speak up (FTSU) guardians, what has been their impact on the NHS and what challenges do they face? Mental Health Network board member Dr Judith Graham, a regional FTSU guardian lead, considers the issues.

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