News from National Voices

In a collective response to NHS England’s update on the review of the 18 week target, patient and user groups* said:

“We welcome NHS England’s decision today to give more time to its review of waiting times for elective care. It has been encouraging to see how NHS England’s review aimed to focus on improving people’s experiences, but in our mind there were always questions over the timelines for looking at...

Q&A with Steven Platts

What is your role, and what does your organisation do?

I am the Chief Executive of Groundswell. Since 1996 we've been supporting homeless people to be involved in delivering solutions to homelessness – including peer...

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Q&A with Ed Holloway

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Sarah writes to National Voices members to explain the work that National Voices will do doing on unmet needs for the NHS England/Innovation as part of the AAC

Dear all,

As highlighted in one of the latest Members Update, NHS England/Innovation have agreed to fund National Voices to undertake some research and engagement regarding unmet needs of patients, service users, carers and families to help inform its work as part of the Accelerated...

Together with other leading alliances of charities and the Local Government Association, we are calling on the government to put funding back into communities.

The vital fabric of civil society that supports people’s health and wellbeing is withering and, especially in poorer communities, resembles a wheel with the rubber worn away. Today (8 July 2019) we have...

National Voices has launched a Peer Support Hub – an online bank of high quality resources for people looking to measure, evaluate, sustain and grow different types of peer support.

The Hub collates, curates and categorises the best quality information and...

People from across the health and care sector – including some of its most eminent figures – have delivered a sharp warning about the risks of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Patient champions, carers, doctors, academics, and leaders of charities and professional bodies have signed a joint letter to the...

National Voices responds to NHS England’s publication of ‘Universal Personalised Care: Implementing the comprehensive model’.

Commenting on the delivery plan for personalised care, Don Redding, Director of Policy and Partnerships at National Voices, said:

National Voices welcomes the delivery plan for personalised care: a ‘how to’ guide for every local health system to make the NHS Comprehensive

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National Voices responds to the NHS Long Term Plan.

In response to the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, National Voices' Chief Executive, Jeremy Taylor OBE said:

"National Voices welcomes the NHS Long Term Plan and its commitment to a new comprehensive model for person-centred care. The tilt towards primary and community

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