News from National Voices

Commenting on today’s Budget, Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive of National Voices, the coalition of health and care charities, said:

This is a disappointing Budget that does not

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As a diverse coalition of organisations from across health and care, it is vital that we understand your expectations. At its core, membership is a relationship, and all relationships depend on trust and communication. We’ve made a lot of improvements over the past year, and hope you’ve found...

At this year’s Annual General Meeting, we held an interactive workshop on National Voices’ influencing strategy. Here is a summary of the key themes and recommendations from our members.

As a coalition of over 160 health and social care organisations, it is our members who determine the future of National Voices; who influence our strategy and ultimately decide where we focus our limited resources.

At this year’s Annual General Meeting, we held an interactive workshop...

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its latest State of Care report assessing the overall standard of health and care services, and highlighting the...

Research by National Voices has assessed whether health and care services in England are delivering person-centred care.

Download 'Person-centred care in 2017' from the Publications section of the website.

New research concludes that, despite two decades of policy promises, NHS services still do not give people adequate control of their own health and care, and...

We are looking to launch a mentoring scheme for our member organisations and want to hear your opinions.

As part of our role as a connector between our members, we are examining the feasibility of starting a mentoring scheme.

We would need a critical mass of both mentors and mentees from our member organisations to get started, and envisage a loose arrangement whereby we would make an...

Following National Voices’ efforts to push for the ‘new relationship with people and communities’ set out in the Five Year Forward View, National Voices has accepted an invitation to become a member of the new NHS England Empowering People and Communities Taskforce.

As NHS England move...

Voting in our Trustee elections will run from 15 August to 19 September

Cast your vote 

You can read each candidate's statements by clicking on their name below.

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Has your organisation thought about the potential impact of Brexit on patient care? Have you done any initial work on how patients might be affected? If so, we would like to hear from you…

As a founding member of the Brexit Health Alliance, National Voices urgently needs your case studies or written examples, of how your beneficiaries might be affected by EU...

NHS England has launched a public consultation aimed at restricting the prescribing of treatments and remedies that are judged to be of ‘low clinical value’. National Voices has expressed a number of concerns about the nature of this consultation process.

Today (21 July 2017) the Board of NHS England has approved the launch of a public consultation, which will result in statutory guidance to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), aimed at...

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