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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

Jeremy Hunt to consider merging health regulation bodies

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

Senior MPs accused of damaging UK with divisive rhetoric

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

NHS hospitals to charge overseas patients for non-urgent care

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

Jeremy Hunt's hospital food revolution has failed, campaigners say

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

Donald Trump, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt feature in the big stories overnight

.@michaelgove invites @realDonaldTrump to say UK will be front of the queue for a trade deal with US. PEOTUS declines — Nick Robinson (@bbcnickrobinson) January 15, 2017 At least Jeremy Hunt will be more than just about managing — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) January 15, 2017 Tweet

Labour party tells Jeremy Hunt to 'get a grip' on NHS

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...

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