Tag Archives: Secretary of State for Health

Too posh to wash?

Jeremy Hunt’s statement today on the Francis Report is expected to include: Mandatory first year for nursing students spent as Health Care Assistant Standard training for Health Care Assistants (but no registration) Duty of candour but with no individual responsibility … Continue reading

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Is Nursing Working?

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Rosemary Macalister-Smith RGN, RM, ADM, BA (Hons), MSC, LLB (Hons), LLM Healthcare Advisor (nursing, midwifery and regulation), Healthfit (Supported by; Esther McFarlane RMN, BA Ed Studies, PG Dip Nurse … Continue reading

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We mustn’t repeat the mistakes of the past: simply focus on electronic Personal Health Records

Comment Release time: 00.01hrs Weds 16th 2013 JEREMY HUNT CHALLENGES NHS TO GO PAPERLESS BY 2018 Responding to the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt’s announcement that he wants the NHS to be paperless by 2018, Julia Manning, CEO of … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt needs to balance diplomacy with determination

2020health comment on the appointment of Jeremy Hunt: 2020health congratulate Jeremy Hunt on his appointment as the new Secretary of State for Health.Gail Beer, Consultant Director at 2020health and former NHS Director commented: “Andrew Lansley got the direction of travel … Continue reading

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Is the Ministerial Health Team in Need of a “Summer Signing”?

Guest Blog by Stuart Carroll  In the world of professional football, it is that time of year again.  As pre-season fast approaches, football clubs continue afoot and apace to wheel and deal in the transfer market in order to land … Continue reading

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