News from National Voices

The May edition of WOW Now - Wellbeing Our Way's e-newsletter - is now out.
National Voices welcomes the Better Care in My Hands review published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which finds that certain groups are less likely to be involved in their care. Adults and young people with long terms physical and mental health conditions, people with a learning disability, and people over 75 reported feeling less involved.

National Voices welcomes the Better Care in My Hands review published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which finds that certain groups are less likely to be...

Our elected Trustees are vital to National Voices. They represent the views of our members at the highest level of our decision making and ensure that we are always working with members in mind. Voting was due to close last Tuesday, however after careful consideration we have decided to...

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a review of inequalities in end of life care. The review concludes that people from certain groups in society are experiencing poorer quality care at the end of their lives than others because providers and commissioners do not always understand or fully consider their specific needs.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a review of inequalities in end of life care. The review concludes that people from certain groups in society are experiencing poorer quality care at...

NHS England has published final proposals in relation to a consultation about revisions to Clinical Reference Group, which National Voices responded to based on member input.

In February-March, NHS England held an engagement process on its proposed revisions to Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs) in Specialised Commissioning. The proposals aimed to tighten up the system, reducing the size...

On June 23 2016 each of us will have to make a potentially momentous decision. It will be a choice for us as individuals, and here at National Voices we won’t be advising our members to vote one way or the other in the EU referendum.

The EU has somehow become a subject of impassioned...

Sarah Hutchinson, Policy Adviser at National Voices, comments on the National Audit Office’s report on NHS specialised commissioning,

Commenting on the National Audit Office’s (NAO) report on NHS specialised commissioning, Sarah Hutchinson, Policy Adviser at National Voices, the coalition of 160 health and care...

Jo Johnson MP, Universities Minister, has issued a statement exempting academics and researchers from the Government's planned grant-funding anti-advocacy clause.

Jo Johnson MP, Universities Minister, has issued a statement exempting academics and researchers from the anti-advocacy claus that the Government plans to insert into grant-funding...

Health and care charity leaders have called on the Government and the BMA to get back around the negotiating to resolve the junior doctor contract dispute.

Health and care charity leaders have called on the Government and the BMA to get back around the negotiating to resolve the junior doctor contract dispute.

In a letter sent to both sides, senior leaders in 36 organisations, each a member of National Voices, call on the Government and the...

Commenting on the news that an ‘all out’ junior doctor strike is planned for 26 and 27 April, Jeremy Taylor, chief executive of National Voices, the coalition of 160 health and care charities, said:

‘The Government and the BMA seem unable to get around the negotiating table,

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