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Palpable Nonsense (20/1014)

The RCN's knee-jerk reaction to a speech by Jeremy Hunt demonstrates how deluded the trade unions can be at times. Because the greets health scandal of modern times, the premature deaths of up to 1200 patients and intolerable standards...Show More Summary

UK Government, Trade Union Agree on Junior Doctors' Contracts

British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that the UK government and the British Medical Association reached a deal on Wednesday on junior doctors' contracts as a result of "constructive and positive" talks.

Jeremy Hunt’s birthday present has just arrived

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The UK Health Secretary turns 50 this year and we’re sure you’d want us to mark the occasion with a little gift. Decca’s got just the thing. Imagine the NHS wrecker reformer spending his leisure hours listening to this. There may be a message in the title track: the NHS is so strong it will […]

Five Things to Know About British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Britain’s Conservative Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has spent much of early 2016 and late 2015 in the headlines for all the wrong reasons—reportedly originally appointed to his position to keep the National Health Service (NHS) out of...Show More Summary

Who Is Junior Doctors Leader Johann Malawana?

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

The name of Jeremy Hunt, the U.K.’s health secretary, has become synonymous with the recent strikes by England’s junior doctors, being plastered alongside various less-than-reverent slogans on protest banners by supporters. Less familiar, but also important, is the name Johann Malawana. Show More Summary

Hunt Defiant As Junior Doctors Call Historic All-Out Strike

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

U.K. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt cut a combative figure in parliament on Monday evening as he faced a historic walkout from junior doctors—striking against their new unpopular contracts imposed by the government—on Tuesday. The deal...Show More Summary

Temperatures Rise Ahead Of Junior Doctors Walkout

Tensions are rising ahead of a the most significant walkout yet for junior doctors in England and Wales, with one medic resigning live on air during a talk-show interview. Strikes—over British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s controversial...Show More Summary

The BMJ Editor unpicks row over Hunt's use of seven-day NHS data

Today, The BMJ's Editor in chief, Dr Fiona Godlee, unpicks the facts surrounding health secretary Jeremy Hunt's use of data to put his case for a seven-day NHS in England. In the thick of this dispute is a paper published in The BMJ last year showing excess mortality in patients admitted at weekends. read more

Five Most Popular Posts in February

The most popular posts last month were... 1. Boris Johnson: Vanity and Opportunism 2. Michael Gove's Fairy Tale 3. The Idiocy of Jeremy Hunt 4. Notes on Peter Tatchell and No Platform 5. Hillary Clinton: It's the Politics, Stupid It's pleasing to see a combination of Tory infighting and Tory incompetence make the running this last month. Show More Summary

NHS junior doctors show kids what's they do, kids demand better of Jeremy Hunt

4 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Junior doctors in the UK National Health Service have been attempting to negotiate a decent wage and decent working conditions in their new contract with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is a terrible person, and who has been publicly libelling the hardworking doctors on the front lines of the UK health system. (more…)

Jeremy Hunt is One of the U.K's Least Popular Politicians, Says Poll

Being the U.K. Health Secretary is a tricky job, requiring you to shepherd through policy changes and budget cuts affecting Britain’s beloved National Health Service (NHS). But the role’s current incumbent Jeremy Hunt is coming under...Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt is doing even worse than Corbyn and Osborne in the latest YouGov leader ratings

Even CON voters give the Health Sec negative numbers YouGov’s February leader ratings are out and the bad news for the health secretary is that 17% of those sampled said he was doing WELL compared with 65% saying BADLY. What’s even more striking is that amongst those who voted CON at the general election the […]

Junior Doctors Row: What Happens Next?

Britain’s Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt badly needs to close down his row with the country’s junior doctors. After repeated strikes over the terms of a new contract that would slash doctors’ entitlement to overtime, opinion polling consistently...Show More Summary

The Idiocy of Jeremy Hunt

The arrogance and incompetence of the government was always going to catch them out. And in the unnecessary fight they picked with the British Medical Association, the Tories find their cruel cluelessness paraded in headlines and news bulletins. Show More Summary

The Doctors dispute: Betting opens on whether Hunt will survive

As the Junior Doctor furore continues, bookmakers William Hill have opened a market on whether Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt will still be in his role on January 1, 2017. He is odds-on to survive in the job and the bookie quotes odds of 8/11 that he is still in post on Jan […]

U.K. Junior Doctors Could Strike Again Over Hunt Contract

Britain’s junior doctors could stage further strikes after the government’s decision to impose what they see as a “flawed” contract on them. Opening a new chapter in a long-running dispute, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday...Show More Summary

Jeremy Hunt will force junior doctors to accept a new contract

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has just confirmed that he is going to impose a new contract on junior doctors even though they haven't agreed to it. Speaking in the House of Commons on February 11, Hunt says he had been advised to proceed...Show More Summary

The Junior Doctors Row: Striking Won’t Help

Rumour has it that, after the controversy surrounding Andrew Lansley’s NHS reforms, his successor Jeremy Hunt was instructed to do one thing: keep his head down. Instead, it’s wanted on a plate. As talks between the Government and junior doctors again break down once more, one of this Parliament’s most persistent political stories just won’t […]

Jeremy Hunt makes peace with James Naughtie

Today marked James Naughtie’s last day in the presenting chair on Today after 21 years. To honour his time as… The post Jeremy Hunt makes peace with James Naughtie appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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