Opportunities to get involved with National Voices

There are many opportunities for members to get involved with National Voices' work. As well as the opportunities listed below, many of our events are exclusively for members - go to the Events section of our website to see what's coming up.

NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and NHS England are preparing a consultation on proposals to restrict the prescription of a number of treatments and products, which they believe are either:

We want to show the health service and its workforce how life changing self-management and self-care can be for people with long-term conditions. We think it is important that healthcare professionals understand what self-management is from the perspective of the people who do it, and that they know how to support someone to self-manage from the moment they are diagnosed.

We will be writing to the Prime Minister ahead of the Spring Budget on 8 March to set out the urgent need for a new settlement for health and care – one that takes a holistic approach to funding, investing in social care and public health. We are also calling for the Government to restate their commitment to the Five Year Forward View which, while not perfect, is still the best plan for addressing the structural crisis in the NHS.

Working Out Loud circles help you build your own network toward a goal you care about in 12 weeks by helping develop a mindset and habit you can apply to any goal. Created by John Stepper, these small peer support groups are now in 16 countries and in organisations ranging from multi-national firms to universities to humanitarian groups. The thing they all have in common is wanting people to feel intrinsically motivated to be more collaborative and effective.

Our annual members’ survey is extremely concise and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete. While succinct, it is also powerful. The survey is an important avenue to understand the opinions of a large number of our members at a single point in time.

We have split the survey into two parts, the first focuses on your membership of National Voices and aims to find out how we are doing. The second asks some questions about your organisation so we can know a little more about your priorities in the coming 12 months.