The Patients Association is an independent patient charity campaigning for improvements in health and social care for patients. The Association is a unique charity with an overarching remit covering all health and care issues. They work with patients directly: they are its members and supporters, and also the people who benefit from the Association’s help and advice services. The Patients Association also send out a weekly newsletter to members and subscribers. This newsletter contains an update on the latest health and social care news, an overview of the Association’s recent activities, and opportunities for people to have their say.
NHSRF members feature on 'Faces of the NHS'
A new group of over 30 branches inside, or just outside, the M25 has been launched by Sally Bundock, development officer for the south east.
Rachel Power, CEO of the Patients Association, gives keynote address at conference
On Monday 5th November BBC1 showed a series looking at how ordinary people played a part in Britain’s Wartime Victory. Sue Johnston finds out how nurses like her aunt battled through the bombing to treat the injured. The Liverpool Branch Secretary was contacted to see if there was anyone at the branch that could help […]
The 38th AGM and conference was held at the Hallmark Hotel The Queen in Chester at the beginning of November 2018; for a full report from the opening address from Patron Ken Jarrold CBE to the fun at the evening entertainment, check out the newsletter Conference newsletter
2018 was the year of the NHS . The media had programmes full of celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the NHS, and the Retirement Fellowship has enjoyed unprecedented publicity for our 40th anniversary. Our autumn 2017 newsletter contained news and pictures of the main events Anniversary newsletter
For the 40th anniversary of the NHSRF, we were delighted to receive invitations to Royal Garden Parties, at Buckingham Palace and at Holyrood Palace. Nominations were received from all the regions and countries and after a ballot, fifteen double tickets were allocated to members Buckingham Palace and five to Holyrood Palace. At it was close […]