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

14 / 6 / 2018 3pm

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

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NHS hails standout stars to mark 70th birthday

14 / 6 / 2018 2.45pm

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.

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

14 / 6 / 2018 10am

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

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NHS reflects on harrowing events of 2017

14 / 6 / 2018 8.51am

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.

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

13 / 6 / 2018 5.30pm

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

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

13 / 6 / 2018 5pm

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.

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

13 / 6 / 2018 2.30pm

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

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‘Quiet revolution’ happening in mental health

13 / 6 / 2018 1.30pm

A quiet revolution is rippling through the country, affecting how the UK is thinking and talking about mental health, Confed18 has heard.

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"We’ve not done nearly enough to support our leaders," says Ian Dalton at Confed18

13 / 6 / 2018 10.30am

Ian Dalton pledges more support for NHS leaders, joined up working with NHS England, and a reduction in hospital stays

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HRH The Prince of Wales pays tribute to NHS staff

13 / 6 / 2018 8am

HRH The Prince of Wales has opened Confed18 with a heartfelt tribute to the dedication and compassion of NHS staff

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Futureproofing our NHS: Innovations and their benefits

20 / 6 / 2018 1.01pm

A student-led health commission was tasked with coming up with creative ideas for how the health service can meet the needs and expectations of those who will use it in the future. Medical student, Haider Ali Sheikh summarises the commission’s innovative recommendations.

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