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Pendulum must swing towards community care, say leaders

Community Network

19 / 10 / 2018 10.42am

NHS and local government leaders have spoken of the need to ‘hit reset’ on how care is delivered to ensure services better manage people’s needs in the community.

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Revealed: The reality behind the 2019–24 NHS funding settlement

12 / 10 / 2018 3.03pm

New infographic explores reality of the NHS' five-year funding settlement , what it will mean in practice and what we need to deliver it.

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Non-executive community to explore ‘different take’ on statutory responsibilities

10 / 10 / 2018 11.06am

November event turns the spotlight on social value, sustainable development and local growth.

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NHS welcomes Welsh Government Draft Budget


03 / 10 / 2018 1.46pm

Health and care services in Wales are under significant pressure. An ageing population with increasingly complex needs and staff shortages continue to present very real challenges to the NHS and social services.

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£240m winter funding boost for social care

03 / 10 / 2018 12.54pm

Local authorities in England are to receive £240m to invest in adult social care this winter, in a bid to reduce pressures on the NHS, the health secretary has announced.

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Outpatients app 'saving NHS millions'

01 / 10 / 2018 9.47am

A new app which enables patients to manage their outpatients appointments at the touch of a button could save the NHS millions of pounds.

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Drop in mental health nurses shows NHS under ‘severe strain’

Mental health network

27 / 9 / 2018 2.10pm

Time for a sound, costed, multi-disciplinary workforce strategy and support from the government to make it work, says Mental Health Network.

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Ambulance services ‘key partners’ in transformation drive

12 / 9 / 2018 11.30pm

Ambulance services are playing a crucial role in efforts to transform care and services across the country, but must be recognised as indispensable partners in local decision-making, a panel of ambulance leaders has argued.

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New regional support for STPs and ICSs launched

04 / 9 / 2018 10.29am

Health and care partnerships across England are set to benefit from a major new NHS Confederation initiative aiming to galvanise learning and engagement among sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and integrated care systems (ICSs).

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Government publishes guidance on NHS preparedness for a no-deal Brexit

NHS European Office

23 / 8 / 2018 1pm

The Government publishes first tranche of a series of papers on UK plans to deal with a no-deal Brexit

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Are we doing the best we can for our local communities? | Sonia Roschnik

17 / 10 / 2018 11.32pm

The NHS is often the largest procurer, employer and polluter in a local area. So how can health and care leaders ensure their organisation is doing the best it can for their local community? Sonia Roschnik explains.

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