New coalition calls for social care settlement

Patients Association joins 14 other health organisations to call for a new social care dealRead more

Improving Patient Safety and Care conference 2019

The Patients Association played a prominent part at the inaugural Improving Patient Safety and Care conferenceRead more

GP premises: the patient perspective

Our new report finds that a lack of privacy and poor access for disabled people are some of the biggest problems facing GP practice premisesRead more

NHS long term plan: Patients Association's response

"The NHS plan is not enough on its own to secure the future of the health service"Read more

“Patients are being let down when they need to be supported”

Our new report has found that patients with common conditions are being switched over to new medicines without being consulted by their doctorsRead more

Big Ideas for Better Health Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the third annual AbbVie Big Ideas for Better Health AwardsRead more

Majority of public back using NHS cash to cut elective care waiting times

New polling has found that the majority of the public want additional NHS funding to be used to help cut high waiting lists for elective treatment.Read more

“A Budget that tells patients nothing”

The Patients Association issues its response to the Chancellor's 2018 BudgetRead more

The Anaesthetist – by your side when it matters

The Patients Association partners with the Royal College of Anaesthetists to launch a new patient booklet.Read more

Patients Association launches Helpline Live Chat

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Live Chat service, which will provide patients and the public with even easier access to a helpline adviser.Read more

State of Care 2018: Patients Association responds to CQC report

The Patients Association welcomes the publication of today’s State of Care report by the CQC.Read more

Patients Association urges NHS England to reconsider treatment restrictions

NHS England should reconsider plans to restrict the availability of some surgery and other medical interventions, says the AssociationRead more

Latest social care sticking plaster shows the need for a long-term solution

The Patients Association responds to the announcement of an extra £240 million for social careRead more

CQC report shows why patients require transformation of health and social care

The Patients Association comments on the CQC report 'Beyond barriers'.Read more

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: Patients Association expresses shock at findings

The Patients Association responds to the findings of the Gosport hospital inquiryRead more

Patients Association responds to NHS funding announcement

The Patients Association has reacted with disappointment to the Prime Minister's announcement of the future NHS funding settlement.Read more

Position statement: PHSO

Our position statement on the Parliamentary and Health Service OmbudsmanRead more