Serious doubts have been cast over the reliability of NHS waiting times figures, after the Government’s financial watchdog identified “inconsistencies” in the way that hospital trusts measure and record data.
Jeremy Hunt (politician)
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Health experts warn Mid-Staffs crisis has taken terrible toll on frontline workers
Sunday 19 January 2014
UK should employ society’s ‘disadvantaged’ on high-speed line, as France did, says lobby group
Monday 13 January 2014
Are ministers prepared to provide the means required to deliver integrated care?
Thursday 09 January 2014
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is due to change how it decides which drugs can be provided by the health service
Monday 09 December 2013
Iain Duncan Smith disclosed that his 2017 target for the full introduction of Universal Credit is set to be missed - but Labour aren't quick enough to criticise
Sunday 08 December 2013
Statistics highlight poor quality of care for those recovering at weekends, which Jeremy Hunt calls ‘completely unacceptable’
Stephen Hawking: NHS is Britain's finest public service and must be preserved from commercial interests
Monday 02 December 2013
World-famous physicist, diagnosed with motor neurone disease at 21, said he would not be alive today without the service
Monday 02 December 2013
Cameron’s priorities clear as stars of British business join trade mission
Friday 29 November 2013
Parents will be entitled to share existing “maternity” leave of up to 50 weeks between them under new proposals
Thursday 28 November 2013
Critics accuse the Government of passing the blame on to local doctors and politicians for failures in dementia care
Andy McSmith's Diary: Jeremy Hunt(s) for answers to all the right questions (if they’re sent in beforehand)
Wednesday 27 November 2013
There is little spontaneity in Question Time in the House of Commons. MPs arrive with their pre-prepared questions, quite often supplied for them by the business managers.
Saturday 16 November 2013
Measure was one of the key recommendations of a report into the fallout from the Mid Staffordshire scandal
Friday 15 November 2013
Individual GPs will not have to publish their salaries under the terms of sweeping contract changes, the Department of Health has confirmed.
Friday 08 November 2013
Despite being criminalised in the UK since 1985, there have been no prosecutions
Monday 14 October 2013
Health Secretary says NHS inquiry to be delayed as up to 30 more sites to be investigated
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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