The COVID-19 crisis has required the NHS to operate differently, precipitating change at an extraordinary pace. As the pandemic has shown, when regulatory burdens are reduced, local leaders are able to innovate at speed and develop more agile ways of working. To permanently unleash this energy and creativity, the NHS radical reform of the current model of NHS oversight.
Our work reflects our members' aims to develop and maintain the lean, light and agile ways of working developed during the early phases of the pandemic.
Principles for the first year of system regulation
This report sets out a set of principles that should drive the actions of regulators over the first year of system regulation and oversight.
18 March 2022
Through our stakeholder influencing and policy development, we seek to influence the regulatory architecture for the NHS, to create a consistent and cohesive regulatory culture that supports system working and population health approaches to healthcare. This includes continuing to influences as the health and care bill develops, and building on our engagement to shape the Care Quality Commission's strategy and System Oversight Framework for the second half of 2021/22.
We have played a leading role in supporting the health and social care secretary's work to relieve bureaucratic burdens on the NHS in autumn 2020. This was followed by the strong focus on reducing the burden of regulation as described in the white paper released in spring 2021.
Ifti Majid: To be more representative means doing things differently
Episode 2: Ifti Majid on leadership, organisational culture, effective boards and thinking differently.
8 September 2021
Embedding clinical leadership in integrated care systems
Letter to Edward Argar MP urges the minister to ensure the new NHS system architecture embeds clinical leadership within integrated care systems.
27 May 2021
Actions on the proposals outlined in the integration and innovation white paper
How the ICS Network is working to influence the proposals set out in the government's white paper on health and care reform in England.
26 April 2021
Making continuing healthcare work better for all
Lou Patten says changes are needed for NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments, and offers recommendations for joint working practice to deliver it.
2 June 2022
A more democratic NHS?
A locally engaged health service can lead to a more open, dynamic and pluralist model of NHS governance and accountability.
26 May 2022
Health and Wellbeing Alliance relaunches with new brand ahead of latest report
The Welsh NHS Confederation Health and Wellbeing Alliance relaunches with new branding and bigger membership than ever.
29 June 2022
Draft Mental Health Bill important step towards badly needed reform
Sean Duggan, chief executive of the NHS Confederation's mental health network responds to the Government's proposals.
27 June 2022
Making integrated care 'work': Empowering operational excellence and improving patient outcomes
Join us to explore strategies ICSs can adopt to deliver joined-up care, tackle issues of equality and access, and improve planning and performance.
4 July 2022 16:00 - 17:00 BST
‘Place-Based Care’ in action in Wales
Sue Morgan, National Director & Strategic Programme Lead for Primary Care in Wales, and panel will be discussing recent developments in primary care.
7 July 2022 13:30 - 15:00 GMT
Health on the Line
New podcast series, hosted by Matthew Taylor, offers fresh perspectives on the healthcare challenges of our time and ways to confront them.