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Government’s health pledges at risk of collapse without proper investment in primary care, warns NHS Confederation

17 / 1 / 2020 9am

The health commitments made by the Government in the General Election last month are at risk of being no more than a ‘pipedream’ without greater support and investment in primary care.

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NHS staff working flat out in tough conditions

16 / 1 / 2020 12.37pm

The latest weekly performance figures from NHS England show the NHS is facing record demand, but the service and its staff remain a bulwark, Nick Ville, director of membership and policy, has said.

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Prime Minister's welcome social care pledge shows wheels are starting to turn within government and the Treasury

14 / 1 / 2020 5.54pm

Niall Dickson responds to the Prime Minister’s commitment made on BBC Breakfast to bring forward a plan for social care this year, to be implemented within this Parliament.

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Look after yourself this winter

Wales

09 / 1 / 2020 4.31pm

There have been unprecedented levels of demand for NHS services across Wales. The public can really help by using the right health service for their needs – A&E must only be used in an emergency.

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'Cry of despair' from service treating millions but under massive pressure

09 / 1 / 2020 12.14pm

NHS Confederation members rightly predicted this winter would be the worst on record, as the latest performance figures represent a "cry of despair", Niall Dickson has said.

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Dramatic increase in mental health staff needed

Mental health network

08 / 1 / 2020 4.56pm

Responding to the BMA’s report Measuring progress: Commitments to support and expand the mental health workforce in England, Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, which is part of the NHS Confederation, said dramatic increase in mental health staff needed.

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Making a difference: A look back at what the NHS Confederation achieved in 2019

24 / 12 / 2019 11.27am

A look back at what the NHS Confederation achieved in 2019

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Getting Brexit done must not risk nation’s health

19 / 12 / 2019 2.14pm

Responding to today’s Queen’s Speech, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said getting Brexit done must not risk nation’s health.

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NHS Wales staff continue to work tirelessly despite immense pressure

Wales

19 / 12 / 2019 1.05pm

NHS staff continue to work tirelessly to make sure everyone gets the best possible care for their individual needs.

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NHS staff struggle to provide safe care over winter, says NHS Confederation

19 / 12 / 2019 10.39am

Nurses, doctors and other front line staff give brilliant care to patients, but the latest weekly performance figures show many are now struggling to deliver the safe, high-quality care they want to provide.

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