News from National Voices

National Voices is welcoming new trustees to its board.

Following a successful recruitment period, National Voices is delighted to announce that they are welcoming new trustees to their board.

Eligible National Voices members voted in a ballot, selecting trustees they...

Today sees the launch of our Annual Report 2020-21, covering a remarkable year in which we faced a multitude of challenges presented by COVID-19.

In 2020, we pivoted our entire work programme towards supporting people living with ill health, impairment and disability during the pandemic, to ensure that their needs and hopes weren’t forgotten during the necessary shift to COVID care.  

We opened our networks and events to...

Responding to the announcement today by Jo Churchill, Minister for Primary Care, on the Government’s plans around GP data, four leading patient groups – Healthwatch England, National Voices, the Patients Association and the Richmond Group of Charities – have released the following statement:

“We welcome today’s move by the Government to extend the deadline for the GP data opt-out and allow NHS Digital and colleagues across the NHS, particularly those in primary care, to have the time and space to engage properly with patients and the wider public on these plans.

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National Voices has been appointed to the Coordinator Role of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance from 2021-24.

The Alliance, which is funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, brings together 18 national voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations and three health system partners to coproduce health and care policies, and to shape service delivery.

It aims to...

As the leading coalition of health and care charities, it is the work of our 170 members that connects us to the experiences of millions of people, covering a diverse range of health conditions and communities. We are deeply troubled by the approach the Commission has adopted and the...

National Voices to play part in new project promoting collaboration between people accessing health and care services and those designing them

National Voices is delighted to announce it will be playing an important role in supporting the four projects chosen by the Health Foundation to be part of the Common Ambition programme - a project to support improvements to healthcare services which are driven by the people who use those...

National Voices welcomed the opportunity to give our views on the NHS England and Improvement (NHSEI) consultation on proposals for Integrated Care Systems.

We have discussed our response with a small number of members and other sector stakeholders; the timing of the consultation...

National Voices has appointed Helen Buckingham as its new Chair of Trustees

We are delighted to announce that Helen Buckingham has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees of National Voices and will begin her role at the start of January 2021.

Helen has been Director of Strategy and Operations at the Nuffield Trust since June 2018 having joined as a Senior...

Related documents: 
What We Know Now - what people with health and care needs experienced during the first wave of COVID-19

National Voices is a movement to raise the voices of people using health and care services, and those of their organisations, and it is this collaborative approach that has allowed us to pool together over 66,000 responses to National Voices members’ surveys that has given us this powerful...

The Annual Report and accounts is a summary of our work for the year ending 31 March 2020

Today sees the launch of our Annual Report that officially covers the period up to 31 March 2020, but which cannot ignore the unprecedented health and care emergency that followed.

The working year saw National Voices launch a new strategy with a “stronger focus on working more...

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