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Cavendish Coalition calls for workforce safeguards following Article 50

29 / 3 / 2017 4.16pm

A coalition of leading health and social care organisations has responded to the triggering of Article 50 by calling on the government to safeguard the UK’s ability to recruit and retain staff with the skills needed to deliver high-quality health and social care to local communities.

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Dickson: Quality of care more important issue than provider

27 / 3 / 2017 3.59pm

The chief executive of the NHS Confederation has stressed the need to focus on quality of care rather than what type of organisation is providing it.

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EU staff make vital contribution to NHS, MPs told

21 / 2 / 2017 3.06pm

MPs have been told of the critical contribution EU staff make to the NHS and social care, and warned that post-Brexit policies must shore up future workforce needs to ensure the health and social care system's sustainability.

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New guidance published on developing an outcomes-based payment approach for IAPT services

Mental health network

27 / 1 / 2017 3.29pm

NHS Improvement has published detailed guidance on the new outcomes based payment approach for IAPT services.

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Prime Minister unveils plans to transform mental health support

Mental health network

09 / 1 / 2017 1pm

In her first major speech of the year, the Prime Minister Theresa May, has outlined a package of measures to transform mental health support in schools, workplaces and communities

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Health Select Committee publishes suicide prevention interim report

Mental health network

19 / 12 / 2016 10.05am

The Health Select Committee has published its interim report on suicide prevention ahead of a revised strategy, due to be published by the Government in January 2017.

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CQC launch investigation into detentions under the Mental Health Act following latest findings from NHS Digital

Mental health network

01 / 12 / 2016 10.45am

NHS Digital has published new statistics which show the number of detentions under the Mental Health Act in England have risen throughout 2015/16.

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Monitoring the Mental Health Act in 2015/16

Mental health network

22 / 11 / 2016 10.26am

In its annual review of the Mental Health Act, published on Friday 18 November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) outlined how several healthcare services in England are using the Act to maximise people’s recovery, wellbeing and support when they have been detained.

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Independent commission calls for new Prime Minister’s Challenge on children’s mental health

Mental health network

15 / 11 / 2016 9am

Call forms part of policy recommendations put forward by the Commission on Children and Young People’s Mental Health to improve the process of transforming services.

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Stellar line-up of member events under way

14 / 11 / 2016 4.56pm

From Brexit and the Bengoa review to transforming mental health care and tackling the nursing workforce crisis, our upcoming events explore some of the most pressing issues facing the nation’s health and care sector.

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Brexit business has become real – the NHS must keep watch | Elisabetta Zanon

29 / 3 / 2017 12.27pm

With Article 50 now triggered and Brexit negotiations to begin in fervour, the head of the NHS European Office considers what lies ahead for the NHS and social care over the next two years and beyond.

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