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NHS Activity & Performance Statistics, monthly comment by The Welsh NHS Confederation


22 / 6 / 2017 3.01pm

Vanessa Young, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation monthly comment on NHS Activity & Performance Statistics

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Sean Duggan: We welcome Government commitment to prioritising mental health

Mental health network

21 / 6 / 2017 2.43pm

The Government has made a welcome commitment to prioritising mental health, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, said today (20 June) in response to the Queen's Speech.

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Health Secretary's NHS pay comments welcomed by NHS Confederation

15 / 6 / 2017 4pm

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents health organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, today welcomed comments made by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on NHS pay.

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Brexit Health Alliance to be voice of health sector as UK leaves EU

14 / 6 / 2017 11.42am

NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson will co-chair a new alliance, formed to safeguard the interests of patients and the healthcare and research they rely on.

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Confed17 opening speech by NHS Confederation chair Stephen Dorrell

14 / 6 / 2017 10.53am

Stephen Dorrell, chairman of the NHS Confederation, gave the opening speech at Confed17 today and told the audience of more than 1,000 NHS leaders that a thorough review of long term demand patterns in health and care is needed. His speech follows.

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New report highlights ways the independent sector is working with the NHS to reduce delayed discharges of care

14 / 6 / 2017 9.43am

A new report from the NHS Partners Network has highlighted examples where the independent sector is working with the NHS to avoid delayed discharges of care.

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Niall Dickson: Reappointment of Jeremy Hunt as health secretary "will provide continuity"

12 / 6 / 2017 1.38pm

NHS Confederation Niall Dickson today said Jeremy Hunt's reappointment as health secretary "will provide continuity"

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Niall Dickson: Tribute paid to nurse killed in London attack

06 / 6 / 2017 4.48pm

NHS Confederation chief executive today paid tribute to nurse Kirsty Boden who was killed in the London attack.

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NHS staff respond superbly to Manchester attack, says NHS Confederation

23 / 5 / 2017 9.24am

Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this shocking tragedy, says the head of the NHS Confederation following an attack in Manchester.

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The latest NHS activity and performance statistics


18 / 5 / 2017 12.32pm

Vanessa Young, Director, Welsh NHS Confederation said “ The latest NHS activity and performance statistics indicate that good progress is being made.

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The NHS had a wake-up call after the WannaCry cyberattacks – what is Europe doing to respond? | Sarah Collen

21 / 6 / 2017 11.03am

Recent cyberattacks show a consolidated effort is needed to prepare the NHS for any future cyber security incidents, writes European policy expert, Sarah Collen.

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