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.
Lean, light and agile
How the NHS can hold on to the lean, agile and transformative culture developed during the COVID-19 pandemic as a result of reduced bureaucracy.
26 August 2020
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.
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
Community Network response to the provider selection regime consultation
The response to the consultation focuses on the implications for community providers.
8 April 2021
Legislation must require clinical and lay members on ICS boards
The recent health and care white paper has broadly been welcomed by health leaders, but there are still concerns that need to be addressed.
1 April 2021
The 2020/21 annual report and accounts: three issues to watch for
Three core issues NHS bodies will need to consider when approving the annual report and accounts.
6 April 2021
Matthew Taylor's speech to NHS Confed Conference 2021
Our new chief executive delivers the opening address at our flagship annual conference and exhibition.
15 June 2021
LIBE resolution on draft UK adequacy decision ignores real-life health implications
Commenting on the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) resolution on adequacy of personal data protection
18 May 2021
Innovation across NHS Wales in response to COVID-19
Hear about the innovation that has taken place across the NHS in Wales in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
17 June 2021 09:30 - 11:00 GMT
Supporting the LGBTQ+ population - creating visible leadership and confident staff tweet chat
Join us on Monday 28 June between 7-8pm for a tweet chat on creating visible LGBTQ+ leadership.
28 June 2021 19:00 - 20:00 GMT