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Reopening services will have to be done with great care

Wales

02 / 6 / 2020 2.18pm

Welsh NHS Confederation, Darren Hughes responds the Welsh Government's announcement today of some NHS services being reopened.

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COVID-19 impact has highlighted racial inequalities and some root causes

02 / 6 / 2020 2.05pm

Responding to Public Health England's COVID-19: review of disparities in risks and outcomes, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said COVID-19 impact has highlighted racial inequalities and some root causes

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Baby steps the only way forward from lockdown, NHS Confederation says

02 / 6 / 2020 1.56pm

Responding to the latest ONS mortality figures for COVID-19 in England and Wales, Niall Dickson has urged continued caution, saying baby steps are the only way forward from lockdown.

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Focus must be on preventing Covid-19 in learning disability settings

Mental health network

02 / 6 / 2020 11.04am

Responding to the CQC's publication of data on deaths of people with a learning disability, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said focus must be on preventing Covid-19 in learning disability settings

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Shielding update balances risks but swift response required if virus reappears

30 / 5 / 2020 9.16pm

Responding to the update on shielding guidance, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “This looks to be a sensible move but like most things it is about balancing risks.

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NHS Confederation and NHS England launch Expert Research Centre On Health Inequalities

29 / 5 / 2020 4.48pm

NHS Confederation and NHS England have today confirmed the creation of a new centre to investigate the impact of race and ethnicity on people’s health.

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Any changes to the lockdown must protect our health and care system

Wales

29 / 5 / 2020 12.49pm

Darren Hughes, Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation responds to the changes in the lockdown restrictions announced by the First Minister today

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Our new enemy is complacency as we take small steps towards normality

28 / 5 / 2020 6.44pm

Responding to news of further easing of lockdown in England, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “Everyone will welcome some easing of lockdown measures in England and in the other parts of the UK. But the health service and the care system remain alert and cautious.

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Test, track and trace detail extremely welcome

27 / 5 / 2020 6.18pm

Responding to the launch of the NHS Test and Trace service tomorrow, Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “We welcome the clarity that has now been given on the test, track and trace strategy.

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The supplementary budget emphasises how far we have to travel in the battle against Coronavirus

Wales

27 / 5 / 2020 4.07pm

Welsh NHS Confederation response to the Welsh Government's Supplementary Budget

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