NHS Access Standards, aka waiting times targets – what’s going on?

Our survey of patients told us that waiting times targets are well supported, but that there is some, qualified, support for change. Read more

Response to the long term plan for the NHS

Our analysis of the long term plan for the NHS finds that while the plan has many strengths, the difficult wider context and lack of strategic approach by the Government present barriers to its success. Read more

Analysis: PHSO and possible future regulatory powers

Our analysis of PHSO's intention to seek regulatory powers, following an independent review of its value for money. Read more

The NHS at 70

Celebrating the NHS and looking at the challenges it faces Read more

The Patients Association supporting celebrations of the NHS at 70 at Health+Care 2018

Lisa Thomlinson, Programme Editor of the Health Plus Care conference, explains why the event organisers selected the Patients Association as this year’s official charity partner Read more