Category list : Andy Burnham
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In recognition of the increasing levels of flu consultations with GPs and the need to be able to give antivirals to increasing numbers of people quickly, Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham has today agreed to stand up the National Pandemic Flu Service (NPFS).
The NHS has missed its national accident and emergency target every week for six months, Labour has warned.
Action urged over cancer death ratesSubscription
A cancer charity has called for action after it was revealed cancer sufferers in some parts of the country have significantly less chance of survival than those living elsewhere.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has warned trusts not to use contractual loopholes to pay nurses’ less in response to budget pressures.
Andrew Lansley backs Burnley A&E campaignSubscription
Shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley has backed calls for accident and emergency status to be restored to the emergency service at Burnley General Hospital in Lancashire.
Andy Burnham makes hospital car parking pledge Subscription
Health secretary Andy Burnham has pledged to phase out hospital car parking charges for inpatients and their relatives and friends over the next three years.
Andy Burnham has been confirmed as health secretary in Gordon Brown’s cabinet reshuffle.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has promised to do “everything he can” to protect primary care budgets from public sector spending cuts.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has thanked NHS and social care staff for their ‘exceptional bravery and commitment’ during Britain’s recent cold weather
Andy Burnham's letter to Andrew LansleySubscription
“Taken together, the proposed reforms risk undermining the stability and long-term future of the NHS.”