National Voices works on a range of projects, short and long term, often commissioned or with dedicated funding. See below for a list of our current and historic projects.
This project provides insights and identifies key issues faced by frequent users of primary care and those experiencing health inequalities when accessing multidisciplinary teams in primary care. The associated report provides recommendations on how to improve trust in these teams, as well as valuing the time and energy of patients engaged in these services.
Our nine proposals for the reform of primary care will help make a significant difference for people living with health conditions and disability as well as the primary care workforce. The proposals are signed and supported by over 50 organisations.
This project outlines insights and key issues faced by people with diverse communication needs when accessing primary care services. It proposes that system partners co-design, co-produce, and implement actions to support inclusive communication.
This project sought to understand the relationships between living with a long-term condition and people’s emotional and mental wellbeing to help identify ways of improving people’s experiences and outcomes.
Be the Change: How to tackle racial inequalities in health and care charities, looks back over three years of National Voices’ work on this issue and draws together the collective insights of our members, captured through roundtables.
A unique briefing bringing together data and case studies from our members on the topic of the cost of living crisis and how this impacts the people and communities they serve.
This project looks at the impact the rapid shift to digital healthcare, and the shift within the voluntary sector to using digital support models, has had upon carers.
A reflection on the National Voices’ 2021 conference which set out to explore the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector’s role in tackling health and care inequity.
We have developed these statements to empower people to challenge their experience of the health and care system if it falls short of what good looks like, and to support the system understand how patients would like to be treated.
An overview of our evidence from our collaborative work across the health and VCSE sector on the topic of social prescribing. Here we explore and make recommendations on how to deliver the potential of NHS England’s significant investment into link worker roles and ultimately enable people and their communities to live well.