News from National Voices

National Voices responds to plans to curb ineffective or risky medical treatments.

NHS England has today set out plans to curb ineffective or risky medical treatments. The national body will consult on proposals to stop or reduce routine commissioning of 17 surgical interventions. 

The plans are the latest step in a programme to reduce “low value” medical treatments....

National Voices responds to the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee’s report on integrated care.

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee has published the report of their Inquiry into integrated care.

Amongst other things, the Committee recommends ring-fenced funding to transform care, a national...

A new report explores how voluntary and community organisations and Clinical Commissioning Groups can collaborate to deliver Personal Health Budgets.

A new report, based on the Voluntary Voices partnership's work with health and care commissioners and the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector (VCSE), has found that VCSE organisations play a pivotal role in delivering personalised care.

Personal...

In January 2019, National Voices will launch a Peer Support Hub that brings together high quality resources for providing peer support for health and wellbeing.

We’re on a mission to make quality peer support resources easier to find.

After months of scoping, we’re excited to announce that we will be launching a Peer Support Hub here, on the National Voices website, in January 2019.

The Peer Support Hub aims to help and improve the...

Exclusive polling carried out by Ipsos MORI on behalf of NHS Providers, the Royal College of Physicians, NHS Clinical Commissioners and National Voices, has shed light on the public’s attitudes towards health and care.

The polling, conducted ahead of the NHS turning 70 next month, assessed how the public think the NHS is likely to perform in the years ahead, and what the priorities for any...

National Voices shows support for personal health budgets.

The Department of Health and Social Care has opened a consultation on 'extending legal rights to have for personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets'...

National Voices repsonds to the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report on the Memorandum of Understanding on data-sharing between the Home Office and NHS Digital.

The Health and Social Care Select Committee has published a report condemning the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on data-sharing between the Home Office and NHS Digital.

National Voices has also expressed concern over the data-sharing.

Commenting on the report, Jeremy Taylor,...

National Voices responds to NHS England's approval of guidance that limits patients’ access to some prescribed treatments.

NHS England has today approved guidance to limit patients’ access to some prescribed treatments.

The national body has published the guide to dissuade GPs and...

National Voices contributed to the “Shared view of quality for general practice” which has been published today (28 March 2018)

The 11 national organisations who together are responsible for the regulation and oversight of general practice in England have today (28 March 2018) published a joint view of...

National Voices responds to the Department of Health and Social Care's Mandate to NHS England, which includes a relaxation of waiting time targets.

The Department of Health and Social Care has published the NHS mandate 2018 to 2019. The mandate is the formal process through which government sets priorities and budget for NHS England.

The...

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