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Political consensus on urgent need to better fund and fix social care, poll reveals

02 March 2021

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A major poll of politicians from across the political spectrum carried out by YouGov on behalf of the Health for Care coalition shows a broad consensus, driven by the tragedy of the pandemic, on the pressing need for widespread social care reform.

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Recommendations published to support the LGBTQ+ population through COVID-19 and beyond

18 February 2021

The Health and Care LGBTQ+ Leaders Network and Mental Health Network, both part of the NHS Confederation, have published six recommendations for leaders, service designers and commissioners to adopt to better support the specific needs of the LGBTQ+ population and workforce.

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NHS reforms vital for improving care but current proposals could lead to the loss of clinical leaders' expertise

11 February 2021

NHSCC’s Lou Patten and NHS Confederation Chief Executive Danny Mortimer comment on the Government’s NHS White Paper.

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Supporting the NHS - new campaign

18 December 2020

We’ve worked with Health Awareness on the Supporting the NHS campaign. The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices about how the pandemic has created an opportunity to improve, encouraged innovation, and showed the importance of collaboration.

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Listen back to our webinar on the role of digital in preventing and treating poor mental health

04 December 2020

Listen to a recording of our joint webinar with the Mental Health Network on The role of digital in preventing and treating poor mental health in primary care and the community – with a focus on managing insomnia. 

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Positive legacy of CCGs must not be lost with move to formalise ICSs

26 November 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement have today published proposals that set out options for formalising system working in England. Lou Patten, CEO of NHS Clinical Commissioners, responds.

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The NHS cannot return to its old ways of overly burdensome reporting and paperwork

24 November 2020

“What we have heard from our clinical commissioner members, and has been acknowledged today by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, is that the NHS cannot return to its old ways of overly burdensome reporting and paperwork.”

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NHS Confederation calls for legislation to embed partnership working across health and care

20 November 2020

Joint working across health and care should be embedded in law and encouraged through a new statutory duty for all providers, commissioners and other partners in local systems, according to a new report from the NHS Confederation, of which NHS Clinical Commissioners is part.

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