This submission is a general response to the consultation published by NHS England on 28 February 2019 on legislative change proposals for implementing the NHS Long Term Plan.
National Voices has responded to the Health Select Committee's Inquiry into the impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care.
National Voices is a member of the Brexit Health Alliance, and we support their submission to this Inquiry also.
National Voices has submitted a response to a consultation on the design of the NHS Assembly.
We state that it is important to define the purpose of the NHS Assembly before deciding on its form, function and membership.
The Voluntary Voices partnership - comprised of National Voices, Volunteering Matters and NAVCA - have given feedback on the Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England's consultation on Personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets: extending legal rights.
National Voices has responded to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport's Civil Society Strategy consultation.
National Voices has responded to NHS England's consultation on guidance to Clinical Commission Groups on items which are available over-the-counter and they believe should not routinely be prescribed in primary care. This follows National Voices’ published position statement of 21 July 2017; submission to the NHS England consultation titled “Items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care” in October 2017; and published letter to the Chief Executive of NHS England dated 24 November 2017.
National Voices submitted written evidence to the Health and Social Care Select Committee inquiry on Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems.
We have since submitted oral evidence to the committee. Watch the meeting here - our session begins at 16:47.
This submission is in response to the NHS consultation on “Items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care”. The consultations seeks views on a proposal to restrict primary care professionals (such as GPs) from prescribing 18 specific treatments used for a range of conditions. The consultation also asks for initial thoughts on plans to restrict primary care professionals from prescribing treatments which could otherwise be purchased over the counter without a prescription.
On Friday 17 March 2017, National Voices convened a meeting of patient advocacy groups involved in the development of the Accelerated Access Review, and/or with an interest in its implementation.
At that meeting it was agreed that National Voices would coordinate a joint paper to the Office for Life Sciences summarising key themes for the implementation of the Accelerated Access Review and the forthcoming Life Sciences Strategy.