Health Minister Updates Parliament on UK’s Preparedness for Ebola Jeremy Hunt pays tribute to nurse Pauline Cafferkey and NHS volunteers, outlines screening procedures and emphasises UK prepared for Ebola.
Statement on Investigations into Jimmy Savile and NHS Hospitals Statement by Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt on progress of investigations into Jimmy Savile in relation to NHS organisations.
David Cameron pledges to protect the English NHS budget in real terms Prime minister attempts to remove the public health service from becoming Labours potential election-winning weapon.
Jeremy Hunt tells hospitals they must serve up better and healthier food More fruit, less salt and choice of meal to be offered, with failure to make changes considered a breach of contracts.
Drugs minister calls for legalising cannabis for medicinal use Norman Baker will say in a letter to Jeremy Hunt that cannabis would help relieve symptoms of a range of medical conditions.
NHS manager redundancy payouts total £1.6bn since 2010 Latest accounts reveal more than 38,000 ‘exit packages’ agreed since reforms began, with some 4,000 later rehired.
Jeremy Hunt demands urgent inspections of chicken factories Health secretary intervenes after Guardian investigation reveals strict hygiene standards can be disregarded in practice.
Jeremy Hunt plans special measures for doctors who fail their patients BMA speaks out against health secretary’s imminent move, saying it could damage patients’ trust in their GP practices.
Jeremy Hunt plans disclosure drive to reduce medical errors A fifth of NHS trusts in England have been rated as having poor disclosure performance in a new assessment.
Jeremy Hunt calls for end to cosmetic surgery on NHS Health secretary says public money should not be spent to improve someone’s looks.