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Workforce is number one concern says NHS Confederation response to workforce report

20 / 3 / 2019 8.54am

Responding to the workforce report by the King’s Fund, Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation, Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation, said workforce is number one concern.

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For Integrated Care Systems to succeed they need freedom and resources to address the NHS workforce crisis

20 / 3 / 2019 8.27am

Local NHS leaders welcome NHS Improvement’s intention to hand over more power to integrated care systems to tackle the NHS’ workforce crisis but say any new powers must come with the funding and genuine autonomy to make this work.

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UK and EU must work together to protect patients in 'no deal' Brexit, says NHS Confederation

19 / 3 / 2019 5.29pm

Niall Dickson responds to Health Minister Stephen Hammond's Written Ministerial Statement about reciprocal healthcare in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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NHS Confederation launches new network to strengthen the voice of BME leaders

18 / 3 / 2019 4pm

A new network has been launched to strengthen the voice of BME leaders in England and support health and care organisations to meet the needs of all communities.

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NHS being overwhelmed despite best efforts of staff, says NHS Confederation

14 / 3 / 2019 11.36am

In response to NHS England’s monthly performance statistics, Nick Ville, Director of Policy at the NHS Confederation said that the service was facing huge increases in demand

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Social care in urgent need of funding says NHS Confederation in response to Spring Statement

13 / 3 / 2019 4.50pm

Responding to the Spring Statement, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the healthcare sector, said social care in urgent need of funding.

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Invest in digital mental health services to improve care, says Mental Health Network

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12 / 3 / 2019 9.44am

Patient care in England would be improved if more mental health services were given access to significant levels of dedicated funding to support digital innovation.

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Reform needed says NHS Confederation in response to NHS England’s clinical standards review

11 / 3 / 2019 11.40am

Responding to NHS England’s clinical standards review, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents organisations across the health sector, said reform was needed.

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'Sisters shouldn’t do it all for themselves' – crucial new report on men as allies in NHS launched

08 / 3 / 2019 2.34pm

Men in senior positions and across the health service must act as allies if the NHS is to move to balanced gender representation among its workforce and especially at the highest levels.

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Health Foundation report highlights worrying fall in capital investment in NHS, says NHS Confederation

07 / 3 / 2019 8.34pm

Responding to the Health Foundation’s report on capital spending in the NHS, Nick Ville, director of policy at the NHS Confederation, said it highlights a worrying fall in capital investment in NHS.

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Is there a role for lay members in ICSs and ICPs

20 / 3 / 2019 7.47pm

With the introduction of integrated care systems and integrated care partnerships, Susanne Hasselmann, outgoing chair of NHSCC’s lay member network, looks at the value lay members bring to the NHS.

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