Miriam is our head of policy, and works with the director of policy and strategy and the head of analysis to lead the policy and analysis team.
Miriam supports NHS Providers’ work to influence the national policy agenda on our members’ behalf. She manages our public affairs function and has a lead role for policy work on new care models, regulation, governance and quality of care.
Miriam started her career as a graduate trainee in local government, working in social care and for the Local Government Association before joining NHS Providers.
Miriam is currently on maternity leave, please contact Amber Davenport in the interim.
Miriam Deakin discusses a sector-led peer support offer for STPs and local systems which voluntarily seek help.
Miriam Deakin explains why trust leaders are warning that there has not been a full, frank and open national conversation about the severe pressures facing the NHS.
Miriam Deakin responds to a BMA survey which reveals 40% of hospital consultants are planning to reduce their working hours due to current taxation rules.
In a new briefing we urge health leaders not to draw false comfort from the noticeable absence of stories about ‘winter pressures’ in the media earlier this year.
The latest set of monthly performance data from NHS England shows that performance has slipped on key cancer targets and that more people are on the waiting list than ever before.
Three quarters of MPs agree there is a crisis in care in England according to a major poll carried out for the Health for Care coalition.
Miriam Deakin responds to an analysis from the Health Foundation which explores the growing gap in funding for the social care system.
Miriam Deakin responds to a new report which explores the changing face of clinical commissioning as we move towards system working.
Our updated briefing reflects the changing context within which provider boards are operating as we move towards greater collaborative working in local health and care systems.
Miriam Deakin responds to the latest combined monthly performance data from NHS England.
Miriam Deakin comments on proposals for social care reform set out by Damian Green MP and the Centre of Policy Studies.
Miriam Deakin responds to the appointment of Matthew Gould as chief executive of NHSX