Posts tagged "Jeremy Hunt"

Drugs minister calls for legalising cannabis for medicinal use

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 14, 2014 at 09:18

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NHS manager redundancy payouts total £1.6bn since 2010

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 27, 2014 at 09:17

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Jeremy Hunt demands urgent inspections of chicken factories

Jeremy Hunt demands urgent inspections of chicken factories

Health secretary intervenes after Guardian investigation reveals strict hygiene standards can be disregarded in practice. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 25, 2014 at 09:04

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Jeremy Hunt plans special measures for doctors who fail their patients

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 15, 2014 at 09:11

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Jeremy Hunt plans disclosure drive to reduce medical errors

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 25, 2014 at 08:29

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Jeremy Hunt calls for end to cosmetic surgery on NHS

Jeremy Hunt calls for end to cosmetic surgery on NHS

Health secretary says public money should not be spent to improve someone’s looks. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 19, 2014 at 08:53

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Tories approach Labour MP Frank Field to help tackle NHS deficit

Tories approach Labour MP Frank Field to help tackle NHS deficit

Field to meet health secretary Jeremy Hunt to discuss raising national insurance contributions. Read more…

Posted by admin - May 18, 2014 at 08:57

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Healthcare staff reveal they have no confidence in Jeremy Hunt

Healthcare staff reveal they have no confidence in Jeremy Hunt

Frontline professionals say health secretary does not understand the NHS and feel it is under too much political control. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 27, 2014 at 09:04

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Jeremy Hunt’s ‘hospital closure’ clause prompts cross-party revolt

Jeremy Hunt’s ‘hospital closure’ clause prompts cross-party revolt

Tory rebels expected to join effort to veto health secretary’s plans to fast track cuts in healthcare. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 9, 2014 at 13:38

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NHS data will not be sold to insurance companies Jeremy Hunt says

NHS data will not be sold to insurance companies Jeremy Hunt says

Health secretary to provide assurance that confidential information will not be used for commercial insurance. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 1, 2014 at 10:08

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