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Joint working between PCNs and mental health providers must accelerate in the aftermath of COVID-19

PCN Network

04 / 8 / 2020 12.48pm

Joint working between primary care networks and providers of mental health services must accelerate if the NHS is to help the huge increase in the number of people needing support for their mental health in the coming months and years.

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Community services proved essential in pandemic response but longer term investment and support is needed

Community Network

03 / 8 / 2020 10.30pm

Community healthcare services have been critical in preventing hospitals from becoming overwhelmed during the coronavirus pandemic and in allowing people to receive the care they need closer to and within their own homes.

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Don’t expect miracles – it will take time for NHS services to be back to normal

31 / 7 / 2020 6.33pm

Responding to the letter from NHS England and NHS Improvement on the “third phase” of the NHS’s response to Covid-19, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said don’t expect miracles – it will take time for NHS services to be back to normal

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Community services ready to deliver in next phase of Covid-19 response, but need funding certainty

Community Network

31 / 7 / 2020 3.50pm

Responding to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Phase 3 letter, Andrew Ridley, chair of the Community Network, which is hosted by the NHS Confederation and NHS Providers, said community services ready to deliver in next phase of Covid-19 response, but need funding certainty

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If we continue to observe the guidelines we can continue to keep the virus under control

Wales

31 / 7 / 2020 12.37pm

The Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation, Darren Hughes responds to the easing of lockdown restrictions announced today in Wales

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NHS Confederation networks welcome the NHS People Plan

31 / 7 / 2020 6.57am

The NHS Confederation’s Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders’ Network, BME Leadership Network and Health and Care Women Leaders Network have welcomed the publication of the NHS People Plan.

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We are the NHS: a summary of the NHS People Plan 2020/21

30 / 7 / 2020 4.55pm

NHS England and NHS Improvement has published the People Plan for the NHS, read our summary.

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Important moment for health and care if Secretary of State's words turn into action

30 / 7 / 2020 3.28pm

Responding to the Secretary of State’s speech about the future of healthcare, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said important moment for health and care if Secretary of State's words turn into action

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Test and trace figures disappoint as ONS data shows England had highest excess mortality in Europe

30 / 7 / 2020 2.39pm

The NHS Confederation has responded to the latest NHS test and trace figures, as well as the ONS comparison of all-cause mortality between European countries.

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Staff recognised in NHS People Plan but multi-year funding crucial

29 / 7 / 2020 11.30pm

Responding to the announcement of the NHS People Plan for 2020/21, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said staff recognised in NHS People Plan but multi-year funding crucial

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