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Latest performance stats show NHS under intolerable pressure, says NHS Confederation

14 / 11 / 2019 11.39am

The latest performance figures from NHS England show the health service is under intolerable pressure, Niall Dickson has said.

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The Mental Health Policy Group's 2019 general election manifesto for mental health

Mental health network

13 / 11 / 2019 5.31pm

The Mental Health Policy Group - a coalition of six organisations working together for better mental health, launches the Manifesto for Better Mental Health as the new Prime Minister takes up post.

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Labour’s mental health focus continues momentum, says Mental Health Network

Mental health network

13 / 11 / 2019 8.54am

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Labour Party’s election pledge for NHS funding

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Labour’s pledge to spend more on NHS a ‘significant extra investment’

12 / 11 / 2019 2.45pm

Responding to Labour’s NHS election pledges, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare system, said Labour’s pledge to spend more on NHS a ‘significant extra investment’.

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Report recognises concerns around recruitment after Brexit

Wales

08 / 11 / 2019 11.39am

We welcome this report by the External Affairs Committee which recognises the concerns that we have raised on behalf of members around the impact that the current proposals for a post-Brexit immigration system

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NHS Confederation Chair stands down

07 / 11 / 2019 1.24pm

The Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell has stepped down from his role as Chair of the NHS Confederation, following his decision to stand in the General Election as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Buckingham, with immediate effect.

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Government should consider new approach to tackle ‘pension crisis’

06 / 11 / 2019 3.10pm

Patients face delayed and cancelled operations and treatment, as well as longer waits before being discharged from hospital unless the government takes urgent action to end the NHS pensions crisis, according to the NHS Confederation.

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NHS Confederation shortlisted alongside consultancy OVID for collaborative campaign award

01 / 11 / 2019 1.54pm

The NHS Confederation has been named as a finalist in the prestigious PRCA Public Affairs Awards 2019 for the Best In-House Consultancy Collaboration Campaign award alongside our consultants OVID.

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Work needed to improve care for people with learning disabilities

Mental health network

01 / 11 / 2019 1.15pm

Sean Duggan, chief executive of the Mental Health Network, responds to the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the detention of children and young people with learning disabilities and autism

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Targets need to be realistic and help staff focus on right patients at right time

31 / 10 / 2019 3.58pm

Responding to the progress report on the clinical standards review, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said targets need to be realistic and help staff focus on right patients at right time.

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