News from National Voices

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...

Jeremy Hunt has outlined seven principles for reforming social care. The Secretary of State also announced a consultation to extend rights to personal budgets for health and care, and a pilot to give users of adult social care a joint health and social care assessment and care plan.

...

National Voices responds to new estimates of the scale of medication errors in England.

New research commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care estimates that 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS in England every year.

Researchers from the Universities of York, Manchester and Sheffield found that errors were more likely to occur in older people and in...

A leading Oxford hospital has proposed delays to chemotherapy for cancer patients and cuts to treatment for those who are terminally ill, due to a chronic shortage of specialits nurses.

Commenting on the proposals, Andrew McCracken, Head of Communications at National Voices, the...

Pages