News from National Voices

National Voices responds to a series of measures to cut the annual NHS trust deficits, and create more direct accountability of trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups to live within their resources.

NHS England and NHS Improvement have announced a series of measures to cut the annual trust deficit, and create more direct accountability of trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to live within...

National Voices writes to the Prime Minister making clear the key areas requiring attention from the new Government.

National Voices has written to Prime Minister Theresa May, Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt, and Hunt's new ministerial team, setting out priority areas of health and care that will require the attention of the new government.

The letter builds on National Voices’ position...

National Voices responds to new data from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services which concludes that the Council Tax precept fails to close the adult social care funding gap.

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services has published new data showing that charging residents extra council tax to pay for social care has failed to raise enough...

National Voices responds to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) review of integrated care for older people.

Today (13 July 2016) the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a report following its review of integrated care for older people.

Building Bridges, Breaking...

The June edition of WOW Now - Wellbeing Our Way's monthly e-newsletter - is now out.

 

  • Introducing Wellbeing Our Way's WOW! Exchange - a space to showcase great practice, exchange ideas, and to enable learning across voluntary and community organisations. 
  • A blog about making ideas happen, the power of connections, and how the WOW! Exchange can help.
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Junior doctor and student members of the BMA have voted against a proposed new contract for junior doctors.

British Medical Association junior doctor and student members have voted against a revised junior doctor contract.

Responding to the result, Jeremy...

On 28 June 2016, Wellbeing Our Way (partnered with Macc) was in Greater Manchester discussing peer support with local organisations.
Three new trustees have been elected to the National Voices Board of Trustees following a ballot of eligible National Voices members.

Three new trustees have been elected to the National Voices Board of Trustees following a ballot of eligible National Voices members.

Olivia Belle, Director of External Affairs at Arthritis Research UK, Dr David Crepaz-Keay, Head of Empowerment and Social Inclusion at the Mental Health...

Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive of National Voices, issues a statement following the UK vote to leave the EU.

Responding to the EU referendum vote, National Voices Chief Executive Jeremy Taylor has issued this statement:

In the wake of the historic Brexit vote, the business of health and care goes on. Britain has created a different future but in the here and now the need for high

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On Wellbeing Our Way’s second birthday, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our progress over the last year. As a community of charities, community organisations and individuals, those involved in Wellbeing Our Way work together to develop culture and practice across the voluntary sector to enable people with health needs to live well, in ways that matter to them. We focus on five approaches: Care and support planning; Supporting self management; Peer support; Engaging people in shaping health and care support; and Person-centred information and helplines.

On Wellbeing Our Way’s second birthday, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at our progress over the last year. As a community of charities, community organisations and individuals, those involved in Wellbeing Our Way work together to develop culture and practice across the voluntary...

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