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New partnership to create the NHS ‘Event of the Year’

22 / 10 / 2019 10.12am

A major new conference and exhibition, ConfedExpo, will create the largest NHS event in the UK, bringing together NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Expo with the NHS Confederation’s annual gathering.

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A good negotiated deal better than no deal says NHS Confederation

18 / 10 / 2019 10.53am

Responding to the proposed Brexit deal, Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation, said a good negotiated deal better than no deal.

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NHS maintenance backlog is a barrier to transforming care and ensuring patient safety

17 / 10 / 2019 2.54pm

Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to the publication of NHS Digital’s Estates Returns Information Collection data

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Busiest September on record for emergency departments in NHS Wales

Wales

17 / 10 / 2019 12.20pm

Welsh NHS Confederation response to NHS Wales performance statistics

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Workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

15 / 10 / 2019 8.18am

Responding to the CQC’s State of Care report, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said workforce pressures and urgent need for building investment highlighted by CQC.

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Government must end social care crisis - NHS Confederation response to Queen’s Speech

14 / 10 / 2019 1.01pm

Responding to the Queen’s Speech, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said government must end social care crisis.

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NHS makes small but important step to a carbon-free future

12 / 10 / 2019 7.46pm

Responding to NHS England’s announcement of a scheme to reduce the use of plastics in hospitals, the NHS Confederation says the NHS is making a small but important step to a carbon-free future.

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Steps must be taken to reduce relentless pressure on NHS staff

10 / 10 / 2019 10.23am

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responds to today's monthly NHS performance figures

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Mental Health Network backs new children and young people’s mental health taskforce

Mental health network

10 / 10 / 2019 8.33am

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, welcomes the announcement of a children and young people's mental health taskforce

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Key Primary Care Network appointment announced by NHS Confederation

04 / 10 / 2019 12.15pm

The NHS Confederation has appointed Ruth Rankine as its PCN Development Director. Ruth is currently deputy chief inspector of general practice at the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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