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

David Hare, Chief Executive, Independent Healthcare Providers Network

David leads the independent sector IHPN, concentrating on NHS reform and promoting the contribution that independent sector healthcare providers can make in the modern, pluralist NHS, and the benefits their involvement brings to patients and commissioners.

Niall Dickson

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

Niall took up his role as chief executive of the NHS Confederation on 1 February 2017 and has been a senior figure in health and social care for many years. He was chief executive of the General Medical Council for seven years and before that was chief executive of The King’s Fund. He was also for many years the BBC’s Social Affairs Editor.

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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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