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Early mental health care for children and young people can transform lives, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

20 / 8 / 2019 10.58am

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network responds to the Government's announcement of investment in projects to support children and young people’s mental health

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Welsh NHS Confederation welcome Plaid Cymru report into mental health services

Wales

15 / 8 / 2019 10.30am

Providing people with the mental health services and care they need is a key priority for the Welsh NHS

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Largest public petition of its kind calls on Prime Minister to end the crisis in care

15 / 8 / 2019 5.12am

More than 150,000 members of the public and more than 40 health leaders are calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take action now to address the escalating crisis in care.

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NHS anchor institutions must be force for positive change in communities, says NHS Confederation

13 / 8 / 2019 2.45pm

Responding to Health Foundation report Building healthier communities: the role of the NHS as an anchor institution, Michael Wood, Head of Health Economic Partnerships at the NHS Confederation, said NHS anchor institutions must be force for positive change in communities.

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Mental Health Network seeks nominations for new NHS Chair board member

Mental health network

12 / 8 / 2019 8.20am

The Mental Health Network (MHN) is currently seeking nominations to the position of NHS Chair representative to its Board.

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Figures show NHS struggling to escape morass created by austerity, says NHS Confederation

08 / 8 / 2019 1.02pm

The latest performance statistics from NHS England show the health service is still struggling to escape the morass created by austerity, the NHS Confederation has said.

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NHS pensions review welcomed by NHS Confederation

07 / 8 / 2019 8.41am

Danny Mortimer, deputy chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, welcomed the Government's NHS pensions review.

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Scrap tapered Annual Allowance to address NHS pensions crisis, says NHS Confederation

05 / 8 / 2019 7.55am

The Chancellor Sajid Javid should act now to address the NHS pensions crisis by scrapping the tapered Annual Allowance, according to the NHS Confederation.

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New NHS funding desperately needed to improve quality of patient care, says NHS Confederation

04 / 8 / 2019 8.03am

The NHS Confederation has welcomed the Prime Minister's promise of £1.8 billion of additional funding for the NHS.

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Wales working to prevent historical attitudes towards chastising children

Wales

02 / 8 / 2019 8.38am

Welsh NHS Confederation Children, Young People and Education Committee’s stage one report on the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill

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