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Future of mental health care revealed at Mental Health Network conference
14 March 2018, 4:11 pm
Sean Duggan, chief executive, Mental Health Network will tell more than 100 senior NHS leaders tomorrow (Thursday 15 March) that integrated, multi-sector provision is the future of mental health care and he will give examples of positive cross-sector collaborations.
We cannot go on as we are with unsafe services lives lost and lives ruined, says the NHS Confederation
13 March 2018, 4:39 pm
Niall Dickson, chief executive, response to today’s Spring Statement
"We cannot go on as we are", says NHS Confederation ahead of Spring Statement
12 March 2018, 11:05 am
Speaking in advance of tomorrow’s Spring Statement, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said: “We cannot go on as we are.”
Response to NHS England monthly performance figures
8 March 2018, 4:44 pm
Responding to new monthly performance figures released today by NHS England
NHSPN responds to latest NHS England performance figures
8 March 2018, 2:56 pm
Mental Health Network response to CQC review of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services
8 March 2018, 1:26 pm
Responding to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) review of Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services
Kings Fund report shows we have turned back clock to bad old days
8 March 2018, 9:26 am
Niall Dickson response to Kings Fund Quarterly Monitoring Report
NAO report backs urgent calls for plan to fund social care, says NHS Confederation
8 March 2018, 9:23 am
Responding to the National Audit Office report on local authority sustainability, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said it backed urgent calls for a plan to fund social care.
Time for solutions after ‘worst winter’, says NHS Confederation
5 March 2018, 9:33 am
EU UK science pact is vital says Brexit Health Alliance
2 March 2018, 4:12 pm
Response to the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech
NAO report on emergency admissions reveals grim picture
2 March 2018, 9:25 am
Response to the National Audit Office report on emergency admissions
Single entity created to represent independent healthcare sector
1 March 2018, 9:00 am
NHS Partners Network expands its remit to represent all independent health providers
Mental Health Network response to CQC report on health services applying Mental Health Act
28 February 2018, 1:26 pm
Responding to the Care Quality Commission annual report on how health services in England are applying the Mental Health Act
Children could be excluded from lifesaving clinical trials when UK leaves EU
28 February 2018, 10:20 am
In a briefing paper published today, the alliance of organisations from the NHS, medical research, industry, patients and public health organisations, is calling on both sides in the Brexit negotiations to put patients first.
Brexit: Children could be ‘excluded’ from lifesaving clinical trials
27 February 2018, 5:28 pm
Brexit negotiators have been urged to ‘put patients first’ following warnings children could miss out on lifesaving clinical trials when the UK leaves the EU.
Drop in NHS satisfaction survey is ‘not surprising’, says NHS Confederation
27 February 2018, 3:02 pm
Danny Mortimer: NHS Confederation responds to DHSC medication errors safety review
23 February 2018, 9:25 am
Responding to the DHSC’s medication errors safety review, Danny Mortimer, NHS Confederation deputy chief executive, welcomed the ambition to make the NHS the safest healthcare in the world.
Winter statistics highlight an NHS system that is struggling to cope
22 February 2018, 12:57 pm
Statistics out today show the NHS in Wales continues to operate under severe pressure.
Providers project £931m year-end deficit
22 February 2018, 12:16 pm
Projected end-of-year deficit £435m worse than planned, says NHS Improvement.
NHS Improvement report underlines why our members are at ‘end of their tether’, says NHS Confederation
21 February 2018, 5:41 pm
Q3 performance figures reflect intolerable pressure on a system which has a staggering 100,000 vacancies to fill, says Niall Dickson.
Cap lawyer costs for NHS clinical negligence claims
15 February 2018, 12:08 pm
Following the announcement by the Department of Health & Social Care that a group of experts will work on introducing a new cap on the amount of costs that lawyers can recover in NHS clinical negligence cases
Niall Dickson: Social care commissioners must be compensated
9 February 2018, 2:20 pm
Responding to the National Audit Office report on the adult social care workforce in England, NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson said social care commissioners must be compensated.
We are asking too much of a system that cannot cope
9 February 2018, 9:36 am
Responding to today’s NHS England performance figures
NHS Partners Network responds to performance figures
8 February 2018, 12:34 pm
NHS Partners Network response to NHS England’s latest performance figures showing that the Referral to Treatment Target for elective care has yet again not been met
We must ensure the workforce is equipped to meet the needs of the population, says the Mental Health Network
6 February 2018, 12:00 am
We look forward to seeing the government deliver on its pledges to alleviate these pressures across the sector, says Sean Duggan.
Get ready for WRES
5 February 2018, 4:25 pm
In partnership with NHS England, we are holding a series of events for chairs and chief executives across the country designed to initiate and progress a discussion on workforce race equality within the NHS.
Investment is vital to support much needed improvements, says Mental Health Network
2 February 2018, 6:38 pm
We are delighted the planning guidance reconfirms that “each and every CCG” ensures they reach the investment standard in 2018/19, says Sean Duggan.
Funding still comes with too many strings attached, says NHS Confederation
2 February 2018, 6:27 pm
We remain concerned that funding still comes with too many strings attached. We must collectively make sure this money goes where it is needed most – patient care, says Niall Dickson.
Government urged to curb the rising costs of clinical negligence claims
2 February 2018, 9:43 am
The government is being urged to curb the rising costs of clinical negligence claims against the health service.
Government urged to curb rising costs of clinical negligence claims
2 February 2018, 12:30 am
A coalition of organisations representing the NHS and health professionals is calling for urgent action to reduce the spiralling cost of medical negligence claims in England, after £1.7bn was paid out last year alone.
Brexit is set to make recruitment more difficult says the Mental Health Network
31 January 2018, 10:00 am
One in 10 posts in specialist mental health services are vacant and Brexit is set to make recruitment more difficult, according to the Mental Health Network.
Supplies of medicines could be disrupted when UK leaves EU
29 January 2018, 12:27 pm
Patients could find that supplies of their medicines will be disrupted when the UK leaves the EU, according to the Brexit Health Alliance in a briefing paper published today, which is calling on both sides to put patients first.
Brexit could disrupt supply of medicines, Brexit Health Alliance warns
29 January 2018, 8:08 am
Unless a deal is reached, medicines and medical technologies could be delayed or even become unavailable to patients when the UK leaves the EU.
Mental Health Network highlights Mental Health Act detention concerns
23 January 2018, 12:30 pm
The CQC findings clearly demonstrates that there are aspects of the Mental Health Act that merit further exploration, says Sean Duggan.
Action needed to stem the tide of litigation
23 January 2018, 12:14 pm
NHS Confederation members have called for action to address the spiralling cost of clinical negligence claims in England.
Niall Dickson: NAO report is latest in long list ‘lamenting’ state of health and care
19 January 2018, 9:45 am
Responding to the NAO’s report on sustainability and transformation in the NHS, Niall Dickson, chief executive of the NHS Confederation, said it was the latest in a long list ‘lamenting’ the state of health and care.
NHS leaders welcome independent panel report on the future of health and care in Wales
16 January 2018, 1:21 pm
NHS leaders have been eagerly awaiting today’s report and welcome the 10 headlined recommendations
Release of Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales
16 January 2018, 9:09 am
NHS leaders welcome independent panel report on the future of health and care in Wales
NHS Confederation praises Sir David Behan’s ‘strong values and leadership’ following CQC resignation news
15 January 2018, 2:27 pm
Niall Dickson, the chief executive of the NHS Confederation, responded to the news of the resignation of Care Quality Commission chief executive Sir David Behan.
Latest performance figures show NHS under ‘intolerable pressure’, says NHS Confederation
11 January 2018, 3:08 pm
“These are some of the worst figures since we started recording this data. They reflect intolerable pressure on a system which is understaffed and underfunded,” says Niall Dickson.
Dr Howard Freeman: Latest stats show ‘desperate’ shortage of NHS capacity for elective surgeries
11 January 2018, 1:31 pm
Dr Howard Freeman, clinical director of the NHS Partners Networks, has said that the independent sector is keen to help hospitals meet a “desperate” shortage of NHS capacity on elective surgeries this winter. This was in response for the latest performance figures from NHS England, which show that the number of people waiting more than a year for elective surgery has risen by almost 20% in the last 12 months.
High-quality, integrated informatics systems are vital to delivering health and care across Wales
11 January 2018, 1:10 pm
We need high-quality informatics systems to support the delivery of NHS health and care services in Wales
Response to the Auditor General’s report on informatics systems in NHS Wales January 2018
11 January 2018, 12:52 pm
The Auditor General’s report on informatics systems was released today, with 13 recommendations to improve the approach to informatics in the Welsh NHS.
Niall Dickson: NHS Confed teams up with HF and IFS on comprehensive study into health and care funding
11 January 2018, 8:36 am
NHS Confederation chief executive Niall Dickson today revealed the NHS Confederation has brought together organisations to study UK health funding needs.
NHS Confederation teams up with independent experts for study into health and care funding
11 January 2018, 12:30 am
The NHS Confederation has brought together two independent organisations – the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and the Health Foundation – to conduct a comprehensive study into the funding needs of the UK’s health and care systems for the next 15 years.
Reappointment of health secretary is "good move", says NHS Confederation
9 January 2018, 5:30 pm
The head of the NHS Confederation welcomes the PM’s decision to retain Jeremy Hunt as health secretary but with responsibility for social care.
Decision to postpone treatment reflects enormous pressure, says NHS Confederation
3 January 2018, 12:30 pm
Something has to give and this move – although unpalatable – makes sense, says Niall Dickson.
Healthcare workforce recognised in New Year’s Honours
30 December 2017, 12:00 pm
The outstanding service of clinical, managerial and voluntary staff within 22 NHS Confederation member organisations has been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s Honours.
2018: Dates for your diary
22 December 2017, 12:30 pm
We have a packed programme of activity lined up for NHS Confederation members in the new year. Add these dates to your diary to keep informed, stay connected and shape the latest healthcare policy.
NHS Voices: Your top 15 of 2017
22 December 2017, 11:00 am
The NHS Voices posts you’ve been talking and tweeting about in 2017.