RSS https://www.nhsconfed.org/ en Health leaders welcome new Elective Recovery Taskforce - but no guarantees https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/health-leaders-welcome-new-elective-recovery-taskforce-no-guarantees Rory Deighton responds to the DHSC announcement of the Elective Recovery Taskforce to help unlock capacity in the independent sector. Wed, 07 Dec 2022 06:00:00 +0000 cplunkett-reilly 5270 NHS Confederation responds to announcement on ambulance strike dates https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-confederation-responds-announcement-ambulance-strike-dates Matthew Taylor responds to announcements on strike dates from unions representing ambulance workers. Tue, 06 Dec 2022 15:38:48 +0000 cplunkett-reilly 5269 Re-envisaging urgent and emergency care https://www.nhsconfed.org/events/re-envisaging-urgent-and-emergency-care In the report &#039;Re-envisaging urgent and emergency care&#039; we look focus on some of the areas that could support change in the future. Mon, 05 Dec 2022 09:49:08 +0000 Danielle Carr 5263 Negotiations between the government and unions need to commence without delay https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/negotiations-between-government-and-unions-need-commence-without-delay Matthew Taylor responds to confirmation from the Royal College of Nursing on what NHS services will be exempt from strike action later this month. Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Adam Croom 5262 NHS mental health services are under unsustainable pressure health service leaders warn https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-mental-health-services-are-under-unsustainable-pressure-health-service-leaders-warn The key elements of a new vision for mental health are laid out in a new report from the NHS Confederation and Centre for Mental Health. Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:06:15 +0000 rhirons 5259 A vision for mental health, autism and learning disability services in 2032 https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/vision-mental-health-autism-and-learning-disability-services-2032 We produced a briefing for MPs based on our vision for mental health, autism and learning disability services in 2032. <br /> Thu, 01 Dec 2022 19:22:00 +0000 cplunkett-reilly 5261 NHS Confederation responds to NHS England’s weekly winter situation report https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-confederation-responds-nhs-englands-weekly-winter-situation-report Dr Layla McCay responds to NHS England’s weekly winter situation report. Thu, 01 Dec 2022 16:43:35 +0000 rhirons 5260 The value of partnership working https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/value-partnership-working Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation Darren Hughes reflects on the importance of working in partnership across sector boundaries. Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:19:27 +0000 Olivia Baker 5256 Rip off the sticking plaster now https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/rip-sticking-plaster-now Examples of new models or urgent and emergency care developed by different local areas and their impact. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 23:05:40 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5255 Emergency care: an accident waiting to happen? https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/emergency-care-accident-waiting-happen Debunking some of the myths around A&amp;E care and provides a snapshot of what our members are experiencing across the country. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:59:31 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5254 Ripping off the sticking plaster https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/ripping-sticking-plaster A roadmap to the fundamental changes required to create a sustainable and high-quality urgent and emergency care system. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 22:47:10 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5253 The Hewitt Review is a welcome step towards NHS integration https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/hewitt-review-welcome-step-towards-nhs-integration The autonomy and accountability review for ICSs and local leaders for greater integrated working is welcomed by the NHS Confederation. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 21:00:16 +0000 jorr 5252 Re-envisioning urgent and emergency care https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/re-envisioning-urgent-and-emergency-care Five measures that could reimagine urgent and emergency care, manage demand and improve patient care, experience and outcomes Wed, 30 Nov 2022 14:33:29 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5251 Harnessing the value of PIFU in an evolving healthcare system https://www.nhsconfed.org/events/harnessing-value-pifu-evolving-healthcare-system Explore practical steps system leaders can take to ensure the operational implementation of patient initiated follow up within integrated care systems Wed, 30 Nov 2022 12:45:10 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5250 How does the data going into this winter compare to previous winters? https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/how-does-data-going-winter-compare-previous-winters The first winter sitrep shows pressures starting earlier and performance in a worse place than previous winters already. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:24:13 +0000 jorr 5249 Accountability in the NHS https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/accountability-nhs Ahead of a Westminster Hall debate on accountability in the NHS, we sent an MP briefing setting out the need for a less complex regulatory framework. Wed, 30 Nov 2022 09:18:37 +0000 cplunkett-reilly 5248 At-scale primary care: a win-win for GPs and systems https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/scale-primary-care-win-win-gps-and-systems Reflections on primary care’s achievements in recent years, and the system-wide potential of primary care at scale. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:26:40 +0000 flongley 5247 Spotlight on Craig Nikolic https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/spotlight-craig-nikolic I am currently chief operating officer of Together First CIC, the GP federation of Barking and Dagenham in East London. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 14:07:55 +0000 jpalmer 5246 Spotlight on Philippe Croze https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/spotlight-philippe-croze I have supported, and now lead our PCN, and always have my sights set on better ways of working for our patients. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:49:42 +0000 jpalmer 5245 Reference list https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/reference-list Source information for the infographic on why mental health, autism and learning disability services have to change. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:55:05 +0000 flongley 5238 Proffil y rôl a argymhellir ar gyfer yr Eiriolwr Meddyg Arbenigedd ac Arbenigol https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/proffil-y-rol-argymhellir-ar-gyfer-yr-eiriolwr-meddyg-arbenigedd-ac-arbenigol Mae iechyd a llesiant wrth wraidd Cymru Iachach ac fe&#039;u hadlewyrchir mewn cytundebau eraill rhwng cyflogwyr a Chymdeithas Feddygol Prydain (BMA), gan Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:23:10 +0000 Tripti Megeri 5237 The introduction of a new role: SAS Advocate https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/introduction-new-role-sas-advocate This document outlines the recommended role profile for the Speciality and Specialist Doctor Advocate Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:05:33 +0000 Tripti Megeri 5236 Funding for research and innovation will help keep more people well in the medium to long-term https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/funding-research-and-innovation-will-help-keep-more-people-well-medium-long-term Matthew Taylor responds to the government announcement of funding for research and innovation for four new healthcare missions. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 05:00:00 +0000 cplunkett-reilly 5235 Urgent community response in Warrington https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/urgent-community-response-warrington Enabling 999 call handlers to divert calls directly to urgent community response (UCR) teams. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:33:53 +0000 flongley 5233 Operation Pendant in North East Essex https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/operation-pendant-north-east-essex Providing a streamlined and unified system for taking pendant alarm calls. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:14:40 +0000 flongley 5232 Supporting admission avoidance in Hertfordshire https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/supporting-admission-avoidance-hertfordshire Supporting admission avoidance along the urgent and emergency care (UEC) pathway. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 14:04:04 +0000 flongley 5231 Preventing unnecessary ambulance trips to A&amp;E and hospital admissions in Walsall https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/preventing-unnecessary-ambulance-trips-ae-and-hospital-admissions-walsall Embedding community health services to prevent unnecessary ambulance trips to A&amp;E and reduce hospital admissions. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:25:15 +0000 flongley 5230 Reducing ambulance dispatches in mid-Nottinghamshire https://www.nhsconfed.org/case-studies/reducing-ambulance-dispatches-mid-nottinghamshire Working collaboratively to reduce ambulance dispatches and increase response capacity for non-injury falls through community first responders. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 10:06:40 +0000 flongley 5229 Making the most of urgent community response services https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/making-most-urgent-community-response-services Supporting community providers to maximise the potential of urgent community response services and examples of where this is being done well. Fri, 25 Nov 2022 09:38:19 +0000 flongley 5228 NHS Confederation responds to the RCN announcement on strike dates https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-confederation-responds-rcn-announcement-strike-dates Matthew Taylor responds to the announcement by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) on strike dates. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 16:04:37 +0000 rhirons 5227 Guidelines for managing industrial action in Wales https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/guidelines-managing-industrial-action To successfully manage industrial action, guidelines have been developed to provide managers in Wales with written advice. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 12:00:57 +0000 Tripti Megeri 5224 Health service leaders have been warning for weeks that we are now facing one of the worst winters for decades. https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/health-service-leaders-have-been-warning-weeks-we-are-now-facing-one-worst-winters-decades Matthew Taylor responds to NHS England’s first weekly winter situation report for Urgent and Emergency Care for 2022/23. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 11:43:41 +0000 rhirons 5223 Cost-of-living crisis: How to protect people’s health and save lives https://www.nhsconfed.org/events/cost-living-crisis-how-protect-peoples-health-and-save-lives This Wellbeing for Wales webinar will consider the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on people’s health and wellbeing across Wales. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 09:59:01 +0000 lmalusi 5220 NHS Confederation responds to new GP practice-level data https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-confederation-responds-new-gp-practice-level-data Ruth Rankine comments on the upcoming publication of GP practice level data. Thu, 24 Nov 2022 08:43:15 +0000 jpalmer 5219 It’s not enough to be non-racist https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/its-not-enough-be-non-racist Reflections on a recent lecture that offered new and powerful insights into building an anti-racist NHS. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 18:04:12 +0000 flongley 5218 Mae popeth yn effeithio ar iechyd https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/mae-popeth-yn-effeithio-ar-iechyd Mae papur briffio newydd gan Gynghrair Iechyd a Lles Conffederasiwn GIG Cymru a Choleg Brenhinol y Meddygon yn ar anghydraddoldebau iechyd. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:07:59 +0000 Olivia Baker 5217 Everything affects health https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/everything-affects-health Welsh NHS Confederation Health and Wellbeing Alliance briefing on tackling health inequalities in Wales. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 15:01:39 +0000 Olivia Baker 5216 Mae angen cynllun gweithredu ar dlodi i frwydro yn erbyn anghydraddoldebau iechyd yng Nghymru https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/mae-angen-cynllun-gweithredu-ar-dlodi-i-frwydro-yn-erbyn-anghydraddoldebau-iechyd-yng-nghymru Mae papur briffio newydd gan Gynghrair Iechyd a Lles Conffederasiwn GIG Cymru a Choleg Brenhinol y Meddygon yn ar anghydraddoldebau iechyd. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:51:28 +0000 Olivia Baker 5215 We need a poverty action plan to fight health inequalities in Wales https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/we-need-poverty-action-plan-fight-health-inequalities-wales Welsh NHS Confederation Health and Wellbeing Alliance publish briefing on tackling health inequalities in Wales. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 14:37:55 +0000 Olivia Baker 5214 Suzanne Mason: Corridor medicine could help with ambulance handover delays https://www.nhsconfed.org/podcast/corridor-medicine-ambulance-handover-delays Professor Suzanne Mason on corridor care, demand management, patient handovers and an urgent and emergency care system on the brink. Wed, 23 Nov 2022 08:18:36 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5213 Response to the Finance Committee’s consultation on the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget 2023-2024 https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/response-finance-committees-consultation-welsh-governments-draft-budget-2023-2024 Welsh NHS Confederation response to the Finance Committee&#039;s consultation on the Welsh Government&#039;s Draft Budget 2023-2024. Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:58:39 +0000 Olivia Baker 5212 ICSs must seize the research opportunity https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/icss-must-seize-research-opportunity New guidance explains why clinical research must be a priority in the fight against health inequalities. Tue, 22 Nov 2022 15:09:00 +0000 flongley 5211 NHS Confederation launches anti-racism offer for members https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/nhs-confederation-launches-anti-racism-offer-members The NHS Confederation is helping members to tackle racism through a new anti-racism strategy. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 17:38:01 +0000 Julie Johnson 5210 Commit, understand, act: our anti-racism strategy https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/commit-understand-act-anti-racism Supporting healthcare organisations to eliminate racism and reduce health inequalities through commitment, understanding and action. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 17:16:32 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5209 No shortcuts to tackling racism https://www.nhsconfed.org/articles/no-shortcuts-tackling-racism Joan Saddler outlines how the NHS Confederation is helping members to tackle racism. Mon, 21 Nov 2022 16:43:23 +0000 flongley 5208 Working on your behalf https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/working-your-behalf-0 Our achievements on behalf of our members from April to September 2022 Mon, 21 Nov 2022 16:20:53 +0000 flongley 5207 NHS ConfedExpo 2023 https://www.nhsconfed.org/events/nhs-confedexpo-2023 Join us at Manchester Central as we and NHS England unite health and care leaders and their teams at one of the biggest health and care conferences. Fri, 18 Nov 2022 14:44:18 +0000 csmith 5202 No wrong door https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/no-wrong-door A vision for mental health, autism and learning disability services in ten years’ time, for people of all ages in England Fri, 18 Nov 2022 09:03:58 +0000 flongley 5201 Delegations from ICBs to provider collaboratives https://www.nhsconfed.org/events/delegations-icbs-provider-collaboratives Explore the delegation arrangements from integrated care boards (ICBs) to provider collaboratives Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:16:04 +0000 Joy Okunnu 5199 Autumn Statement 2022: what you need to know https://www.nhsconfed.org/publications/autumn-statement-2022-0 Summary and analysis of what the Autumn Statement means for health and care. Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:24:25 +0000 flongley 5200