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Solutions to social care crisis exist - now we need political commitment to end unfairness, says NHS Confederation

23 / 5 / 2019 7.50am

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Condederation, which leads the Health for Care coalition, responds to the IPPR's report on social care

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Positive developments in dentistry highlighted in Committee inquiry


22 / 5 / 2019 11.07am

The preventative approach outlined in the Welsh Government’s long-term plan for health and social care, A Healthier Wales, has enabled Primary Care teams across Wales to make steady improvements in the services they provide

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No shortage of ideas to fix social care – what we need is action, says NHS Confederation

21 / 5 / 2019 4.29pm

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which is leads the Health for Care coalition, responds to Policy Exchange’s 21st Century Social Care report.

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Children’s Commissioner report recommendations ‘must be supported’ by government, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

20 / 5 / 2019 8.01am

In response to the Children’s Commissioner for England report, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, said the report highlights ‘an extremely important area.’

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Never ending ‘winter’ for overstretched NHS services, says NHS Confederation

09 / 5 / 2019 11.10am

Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, responded to the latest monthly performance statistics from NHS England.

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Case for solution to social care crisis is clear, says NHS Confederation

08 / 5 / 2019 12.09pm

Responding to an Alzheimer’s Society report calling for the creation of a Dementia Fund which seeks to break the deadlock on social care reform, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, said case for solution to social care crisis is clear.

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BMA report shows ‘relentless increases’ in demand for NHS services, says NHS Confederation

02 / 5 / 2019 8am

In response to the BMA’s report, NHS Pressures – Winter 2018/19; A Hidden Crisis, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, said that hospitals and other NHS services had ‘worked tirelessly in the face of relentless increases in demand’

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Welsh NHS Confederation responds to report on maternity services in Cwm Taf University Health Board


01 / 5 / 2019 1.38pm

Health Boards across Wales are taking these findings extremely seriously and are committed to understanding the issues and the recommendations highlighted in this report in relation to their own services.

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Labour's social care proposals a welcome contribution to debate about how we solve crisis, says Niall Dickson

26 / 4 / 2019 2.15pm

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation responds to the Labour party's social care proposals

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NHS Confederation Chair temporarily stands aside

24 / 4 / 2019 3.39pm

The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell will take a leave of absence from his role as Chair of the NHS Confederation with immediate effect while he stands in the European Parliament election for Change UK.

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