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
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
Health secretary to publish consultation paper that could lead to medical professions no longer having their own dedicated regulators Ministers are considering a controversial shake-up of health regulation that could see nine bodiesShow More Summary
Brexit committee chair Hilary Benn says Rudd and Hunt talk of crackdowns on foreign students and doctors is disastrous Senior government ministers including Amber Rudd and Jeremy Hunt are damaging the UK’s standing in the world withShow More Summary
Jeremy Hunt announces law to be enacted from April that raises prospect of patients having to produce passports or other ID Hospitals will be required by law to check whether patients are eligible for free care on the NHS from AprilShow More Summary
Department of Health study shows almost half of hospitals in England have not implemented key improvements Jeremy Hunt has been accused of failing to deliver his promised revolution in hospital food after the health secretary’s own department found that many hospitals have still not improved patient catering. Show More Summary
.@michaelgove invites @realDonaldTrump to say UK will be front of the queue for a trade deal with US. PEOTUS declines pic.twitter.com/G5mUTCSNA2 — Nick Robinson (@bbcnickrobinson) January 15, 2017 At least Jeremy Hunt will be more than just about managing https://t.co/IX0E1esASl — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) January 15, 2017 Tweet
Health secretary accused of watering down his four-hour A&E waiting time target Jeremy Hunt was accused by Labour of watering down the A&E four-hour waiting time target after he told MPs that only those with urgent health problems should be expected to be seen within that period. Related: Share your experiences of the NHS this winter Continue reading...
Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, tells MPs in the House of Commons that up to 30% of people using A&E departments do not require emergency care. Speaking on Monday, Hunt emphasises the need to have a conversation with the UK public...Show More Summary
Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, denies the claim made by the British Red Cross that the NHS is suffering a humanitarian crisis. Hunt does however concede that there are ‘very serious problems’ in a small number of hospitals. The health...Show More Summary
The British Red Cross said the NHS faces a ‘humanitarian crisis’ this winter, claims rejected by Jeremy Hunt. What are your experiences of the health service? The British Red Cross said on Friday that the NHS is facing a “humanitarian crisis” this winter as hospitals and ambulance services struggle to keep up with rising demand. Show More Summary
Health secretary admits trolley waits are ‘totally unacceptable’ but says majority of hospitals are coping better this winter Jeremy Hunt has rejected the British Red Cross’s description of a humanitarian crisis in emergency NHS care, arguing that most hospitals are coping better this winter than they did last year. Show More Summary
Theresa May and Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt are being urged to appear before parliament to lay out emergency plans to save a severely overstretched NHS. Calls for action come after the British Red Cross revealed it wasShow More Summary
Lib Dems say failure to guarantee more junior doctors will be hired to help deliver seven-day NHS raises safety concerns The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has been accused of compromising the care patients receive during the week by not taking forward his pledge to hire more junior doctors to help deliver a seven-day NHS. Show More Summary
With Jeremy Hunt still standing and the NHS on its knees, is there worse to come? Continue reading...