News from National Voices

National Voicers responds to the Review which makes a series of recommendations to speed up access to innovative new diagnostic tools, drugs, digital healthcare and medical technologies.

A new publication from National Voices sets a standard for how patients and citizens should be involved in research and innovation.

'Involving patients and citizens: I Statements for research and innovation' was developed as part of the Government commissioned...

National Voices responds to the Academy of Medical Royal College launching the Choosing Wisely campaign. The medical body has published a list of 40 treatments and procedures that they deem to be of little or no benefit to patients.

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has today (24 October 2016) launched its Choosing Wisely campaign. The medical body has published a list of 40 treatments and procedures that they deem to be of little or no benefit to patients...

The October edition of WOW Now, Wellbeing Our Way's newsletter, is now out.
  • Introducing Emma, Wellbeing Our Way's Regional Coordinator for Greater Manchester
  • Highlights from our Systems Leadership Masterclass with Debbie Sorkin
  • Get involved: a Helplines Partnership conference, Realising the Value events, and a webex with the Five Year Forward View
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National Voices responds to the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) annual ‘State of Care’ report which sets out current challenges based on intelligence from their monitoring and inspection activity.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published the annual ‘State of Care’ report which sets out current challenges based on intelligence from their monitoring and inspection activity.

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The political landscape has shifted considerably since the referendum result in June, but finally seems to be settling, in some sectors at least. We have a new prime minister but retain Jeremy Hunt as our secretary of state for health, although there were changes to the team around him. On the...

National Voices has urged the Government to not play divide and rule with the health and care workforce following announcements made at this week’s Conservative Party Conference.

National Voices has urged the Government to not play divide and rule with the health and care workforce following announcements made at this week’s Conservative Party Conference. 

While welcoming the announcement of more medical training places, the coalition of 160 health and care...

National Voices responds to 'Underfunded, Underdoctored, Overstretched: The NHS in 2016', a report from the Royal College of Physicians.

The Royal College of Physicians has published a report outlining the current state of the NHS. Underfunded, Underdoctored, Overstretched: The NHS in 2016 includes...

National Voices comments on the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) engagement guidance, published on 15 September 2016 by NHS England.

The NHS has published a guide on engaging local people as part of the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) process. 

Commenting on the guide, Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive of National Voices, said:

All over the country health and care services

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National Voices responds to a new report from the King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust(embargoed until 00.01 15 September 2016) has concluded that older people are ‘paying the price for cuts to social care’.

A new report from the King’s Fund and Nuffield Trust has concluded that older people are ‘paying the price for cuts to social care’.

Commenting on publication of the Social care for...

National Voices chief executive, Jeremy Taylor, has signed a joint letter expressing concern about NHS England’s approach to its specialised commissioning process.

National Voices chief executive, Jeremy Taylor, has signed a joint letter expressing concern about NHS England’s approach to its specialised commissioning process.

The letter has been published in The Times and follows the high profile court case over funding of HIV prevention drugs PrEP...

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