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Patients waiting more than 18 weeks for surgery set to double to 1 million

NHS partners network

10 / 8 / 2018 10.54am

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.

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Addressing rising detention rates: call for evidence

Mental health network

06 / 8 / 2018 2.23pm

The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act team are seeking evidence around rising detention rates

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How can we support you on the global stage?

NHS European Office

01 / 8 / 2018 12.46pm

Let us know about your international activities and ambitions and how we can further support you.

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Put community services front and centre of ten-year plan, national bodies urged

Community Network

01 / 8 / 2018 9.31am

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

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Hancock sets out stall on health and social care

23 / 7 / 2018 12.27pm

Workforce, technology and prevention identified as early priorities for health and social care.

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NHS Confederation signs Armed Forces Covenant

19 / 7 / 2018 2.23pm

The NHS Confederation has signed the Armed Forces Covenant as a public commitment to being a forces friendly employer.

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Government publishes strategy on UK's future relationship with EU

18 / 7 / 2018 1.30pm

Find out the key proposals relevant to employers in the NHS from the government white paper on the UK's future relationship with the EU.

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New health secretary urged to 'grasp social care challenge'

12 / 7 / 2018 11.30pm

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

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Penblwydd hapus - Celebrating 70 years of the NHS in Wales


05 / 7 / 2018 7.46am

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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Mental Health Network welcomes new board members

Mental health network

02 / 7 / 2018 11.25am

The Mental Health Network is delighted to confirm the appointment of its newest board members

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09 / 8 / 2018 1.35pm

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