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GP Louise Irvine: ‘Jeremy Hunt has not been a good steward of the NHS’ | Hélène Mulholland

GP and activist Louise Irvine explains how the crisis in the NHS has pushed her to stand against the health secretary in the forthcoming election She has beaten Jeremy Hunt in the courts but Dr Louise Irvine is now determined to unseat the health secretary at the ballot box. Show More Summary

NHS cyberattack: Staff were sent Windows patch that could have prevented ransomware attack

NHS Digital say IT staff were sent link to a patch that could have prevented last week's cyberattack. At least 45 NHS organisations across England and Scotland were hit by the attack. The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt was warned lastShow More Summary

Jeremy Hunt was warned last year of 'urgent' need to update NHS cyber security

The Care Quality Commission wrote to the Health Secretary about the urgent need to update NHS software to prevent cyberattacks. A contract with Microsoft to update Windows XP security patches had been allowed to expire in 2015. FOI requests...Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt 'ignored warning signs' before cyber-attack hit NHS

Shadow health secretary says concerns were repeatedly flagged about outdated computer systems that are vulnerable to attack • Global cyber-attack - live updates Jeremy Hunt has been accused of ignoring “extensive warning signs” before an unprecedented cyber-attack that has plunged the NHS into chaos. Show More Summary

Labour expels three members over attempt to unseat Jeremy Hunt

Kate Townsend, Steve Williams and Robert Park ousted over cross-party alliance bid to unseat Hunt and replace him with a GP • General election 2017 – live updates Labour has expelled three senior members in Surrey for trying to unseat...Show More Summary

Bad Brexit deal would be disaster for the NHS, says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary accuses some of 27 countries ‘lined up against us’ of wanting Britain to fail in negotiations A bad deal on Brexit would be “a disaster” for the NHS, Jeremy Hunt has said, as he accused the European commission of deliberately interfering in the general election to undermine the Conservatives. Show More Summary

Hunt announces plans for inquiry into rogue surgeon Ian Paterson

Health secretary says government - if returned to power - will hold inquiry into Ian Paterson, who was convicted of carrying out unnecessary operations Jeremy Hunt has announced plans to hold an inquiry into rogue surgeon Ian Paterson, who was last week convicted of carrying out “completely unnecessary” operations on patients. Show More Summary

Hunt broke law by axing NHS 18-week treatment target, says Labour

Legal advice commissioned by Labour says health secretary is acting illegally in not forcing NHS England to ensure hospitals hit target Jeremy Hunt has broken the law by not forcing the NHS to ensure that patients receive hospital treatment within the stated maximum of 18 weeks, according to legal advice obtained by Labour. Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt says the NHS will only get an extra £350m a week if Brexit goes well

LONDON — The NHS will only get the £350m extra a week promised by campaigners to leave the EU if Brexit goes well, the Health Secretary has said. Jeremy Hunt was asked by ITV whether voters could expect the extra money famously promised...Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt orders investigation into baby deaths at NHS trust

Health secretary asks NHS England to look into cluster of deaths at Shrewsbury and Telford trust that were deemed avoidable The health secretary has ordered an investigation into the deaths of a number of babies at an NHS trust in the Midlands, after seven of them were judged to have been avoidable. Show More Summary

Child who died was let down by NHS and government, Hunt tells memorial

Health secretary apologises to family of one-year-old William Mead and says he, the government and the NHS failed the boy Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, has told the private memorial service for a one-year-old boy who died from blood poisoning that the child was let down by the NHS and the government. Show More Summary

‘Face-down restraint must end’: an open letter to Jeremy Hunt

An open letter to the health secretary from the chiefs of eight mental health organisations Dear Jeremy Hunt New figures released by Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, have highlighted the routine use of physical and face-down restraint against women and girls in mental health settings. Show More Summary

NHS being hit by cuts to beds as well as to social care | Letters

Jeremy Hunt claims that lessons are being learned on patient safety (Letters, 2 March). But it has been specifically patient safety that has been put at risk by cuts to the NHS, and to social and mental health care. A BMA freedom ofShow More Summary

The Guardian view on Jeremy Hunt: he must practise what he preaches | Editorial

Monumental failures with patient correspondence put lives at risk. The Department for Health needs to ask what needs to change to ensure it doesn’t happen again “Just how easy is it to speak about things that have gone wrong?”, asked...Show More Summary

Lost: test results diagnosing Jeremy Hunt with terminal incompetence

Health secretary claims NHS data systems are in rude health as he fails to convince in the Commons Somewhere in the UK there is a warehouse stuffed full of GPs’ referral letters and blood test results diagnosing the health secretary with terminal incompetence. Show More Summary

Charity calls on Jeremy Hunt to intervene over blood cancer treatment

Anthony Nolan wants NHS to fund second stem cell transplants for people who relapse with diseases such as leukaemia A charity has urged the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to press the NHS to fund potentially life-saving treatment for blood cancer patients who it claims have been abandoned. Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt: NHS problems completely unacceptable

Health secretary says there is no excuse for some of health service’s shortcomings after figures show record delays for patients Jeremy Hunt has said that performance in some parts of the NHS is “completely unacceptable”. The healthShow More Summary

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