Governance and oversight
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.
Developing a systems narrative to prevention – MEPS framework
A suggested framework to define prevention through the medical, environmental, public and social (MEPS) determinants of health.
6 April 2023
The NHS has warmed to Barclay, but his biggest test is to come
What the new reforms proposed by the Hewitt review will mean for the NHS and population health outcomes.
29 March 2023
Honest public conversation needed on the sustainability of health and care services
Director of the Welsh NHS Confederation Darren Hughes responds to the latest NHS performance statistics in Wales.
20 April 2023
NHS faces most significant strikes ever
Matthew Taylor comments as four days of strikes by junior doctors begin.
11 April 2023
Community Network, June 2023
The next meeting of the Community Network will take place on Tuesday 6 June between noon and 2pm.
6 June 2023 12:00 - 14:00 GMT
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.
14 June 2023 08:30 - 15 June 2023 17:00 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.