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The NHS Confederation is the membership body that brings together and speaks on behalf of all organisations that plan, commission and provide NHS services. 

Our members are drawn from every part of the health and care system and join 560+ organisations connected to the NHS Confederation

We have three roles: 

  • to be an influential system leader
  • to represent our members with politicians, national bodies, the unions and in Europe
  • and to support our members to continually improve care for patients and the public.

All of our work is underpinned and driven by our vision of an empowered, healthy population supported by world-class health and care services; and our values of voice, openness, integrity, challenge, empowerment.                 

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Our people

Find out who's who and see our board of trustees and directors, as well as who sits on our policy forum.

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The NHS Confederation has a number of key spokespeople available to discuss key issues. Read more about them and view images and videos.

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Governance and accountability

The NHS Confederation is a company limited by guarantee and is a registered charity.

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Publication scheme

Our publication scheme sets out the information that the NHS Confederation makes routinely available and where it can be accessed.

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Tackling medicines wastage through a scalable initiative | Diar Fattah

14 / 12 / 2018 12.08pm

With estimates exceeding £300 million wasted every year in the NHS on unused or partially used medicine, Diar Fattah, associate director of medicines optimisation at Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley (DGS) CCG, believes savings and efficiency opportunities around medicines wastage are ripe for the taking.

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