News from National Voices

September's edition of WOW Now includes upcoming events, 'Out Loud: LGBT Voices in Health and Social Care' blog, Wellbeing Our Way's 2016 impact report and examples from the WOW! Exchange.

National Voices' Wellbeing Our Way programme brings together charities, community organisations and individuals. We 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.

As Wellbeing Our Way...

The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced that junior doctors will take further strike action unless the Government cancels the...

National Voices responds to analysis of health and care Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) and calls for greater engagement with local communities.

There has been significant media coverage of the analysis of health and care Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) published by 38 Degrees.

Sustainability...

Expo 2016 runs for two days on 7 and 8 September 2016 and National Voices speakers are taking part in a number of sessions.

The Health and Care Innovation Expo, hosted for the third year by NHS England, is a focal point for senior health and care leaders, commissioners, practitioners and those they serve.

Expo 2016 runs for two days on 7 and 8...

Working Out Loud circles help participants build their own network toward a goal they care about in 12 weeks by helping develop a mindset and habit which can be applied to any goal. Groups bring together around 5 people for an hour each week, using the time to build a network to help them achieve their goals.

Working Out Loud circles help you build your own network toward a goal you care about in 12 weeks by helping develop a mindset and habit you can apply to any goal. Created by John Stepper, these small peer...

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 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...

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...

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