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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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How the political landscape affects the care I give

21 / 2 / 2019 11.46am

On the first Mental Health's Nurses' Day and at a time when the health service faces significant change, Alice Lloyd, student mental health nurse, describes how the changing policy landscape affects those embarking on a career in the NHS.

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