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14 Aug 2020

Survey of trust leaders shows size of test and trace task ahead

A new report by NHS Providers shows the size of the task ahead to build a national test and trace service that will be fit for purpose for this coming winter.

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14 Aug 2020

Standing up to the test

Chris Hopson explores the challenges still to overcome in the Test and Trace system, and highlights the part we all have to play to ensure its success.

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13 Aug 2020

The NHS is facing an extremely challenging period this coming winter

Miriam Deakin responds to the latest monthly combined performance data from NHS England and Improvement.

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12 Aug 2020

Enhanced role for NHS communicators during the pandemic

New research involving over 150 NHS communicators found that they have become more influential and have developed an enhanced strategic role during the pandemic.

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12 Aug 2020

NHS managers fear drop in support for the NHS

A survey of NHS communicators found serious concerns that public support for the NHS may soon start to erode as the health service faces the challenge of restoring pre-COVID levels of service.

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12 Aug 2020

It is untrue, unfair and potentially dangerous to call the NHS a ‘COVID-only service’

NHS Providers has issued a strongly worded riposte to recent suggestions that the health service during the pandemic became a ’COVID-only service’.

News
12 Aug 2020

Mental health services have played a key role throughout the pandemic, but there’s significant challenges ahead

Miriam Deakin responds to the NHS Confederation’s new mental health and COVID-19 report.

Blog
12 Aug 2020

Calling the NHS a ‘COVID only service’ is untrue, unfair and potentially dangerous

Chris Hopson rejects the suggestion that the NHS has been a 'COVID-19 only' service for much of the last few months.

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11 Aug 2020

NHS Providers responds to allocation of £300m to upgrade A&E facilities ahead of winter

Chris Hopson responds to the prime minister confirming some funding to prepare the NHS for winter.

Blog
04 Aug 2020

A catalyst for change? How the experience of the pandemic will shape community provision in future

Andrew Ridley, chair of the Community Network, contemplates whether the pandemic could be a catalyst for change for community services.

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News
04 Aug 2020

Community services proved essential in pandemic response but longer term investment and support Is needed

Andrew Ridley, chair of the Community Network, comments on the launch of a new report which calls for greater investment and support for community services after the initial peak of the pandemic.

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31 Jul 2020

Next phase for NHS critical for long term recovery of services and ongoing pandemic response

Chris Hopson responds to the publication of the letter outlining the third phase of the NHS response to the pandemic.

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