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.
Commentary and analysis on Patricia Hewitt's review into how the oversight and governance of integrated care systems can best enable them to succeed.
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.
Barclay has attacked the founding principles of the NHS
Equality, diversity, and inclusion roles have always been key to the NHS and mustn't be compromised.
10 November 2023
Time to stand up and be counted
Dr Kathy McLean shares her views and personal experience on why all NHS boards must sign up to the NHS Sexual Safety Charter.
11 October 2023
Welsh NHS Confederation responds to Health Inspectorate Wales Annual Report
Welsh NHS Confederation director Darren Hughes responds to Health Inspectorate Wales' Annual Report.
6 December 2023
Response to the update on the Rebalancing Care and Support Programme
Welsh NHS Confederation director Darren Hughes response to the update from the Welsh Government on the Rebalancing Care and Support Programme.
28 November 2023
Tackling racial and ethnic inequalities in healthcare in Wales - what needs to change?
This webinar will explore the key priorities relating to racial and ethnic inequalities in healthcare in Wales.
12 December 2023 13:00 - 14:00 GMT
In Discussion: Improving Health and Care at Scale
Find out about our Learning and Improving Across Systems work
19 December 2023 11:00 - 12:30 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.