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02 March 2021

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

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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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Policy briefings and publications

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04 March 2021

Impact Report 2021

NHSCC’s Impact Report 2021 looks back at some of the highlights of the work we have done with and for our members in 2020/21.

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08 January 2021

Localising decision making: a guide to support effective working across neighbourhood, place and system

This guide has been produced by the Local Government Association (LGA) and NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) to provide key prompts and actions for local leaders to promote strong localised decision making across health and local government.

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02 December 2020

Member briefing: Understanding long COVID

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This briefing from the NHS Confederation provides an overview of what is currently known about long COVID, including the symptoms, incidence among people who have been infected with COVID-19 and how the government and NHS are responding.

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Consultation responses and parliamentary briefings

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03 February 2020

Our response to the Draft NHS Standard Contract Consultation 2020/21

We have formally responded to the NHS England and NHS Improvement Draft NHS Standard Contract Consultation 2020/21.

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15 January 2020

Response to the consultation on the Primary Care Network - Direct Enhanced Service Draft Service Specifications

On behalf of CCGs we have developed a national response to the NHS England and NHS Improvement consultation on the Primary Care Network – Direct Enhanced Service Draft Outline Service Specifications.

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22 November 2019

Response to the tariff engagement survey on key areas of work for the 2020 national tariff

We have responded to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s tariff engagement survey on key areas of work for the 2020 national tariff.

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