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Health secretary Andy Burnham has said his focus is on protecting the frontline, but could not promise health services would be ring-fenced from anticipated spending cuts.
Male cancer awareness scheme launchedSubscription
A new scheme to educate men about the risks of ‘male’ cancers is being launched today by health secretary Andy Burnham.
The Department of Health will in future publish data comparing trusts on the satisfaction of their staff, according to health secretary Andy Burnham.
Nurses must be feel freer to ‘challenge the status quo’, the health secretary Andy Burnham has said.
Burnham to scrap GP boundariesSubscription
NHS patients will be allowed to choose any doctor in the country within the next 12 months, the Health Secretary is to announce.
Mid Staff inquiry gets under waySubscription
An independent inquiry into care provided by Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust has been launched.
Tory NHS would be 'biggest quango in the world'Subscription
Andy Burnham has criticised Conservative plans for the NHS if they won the next general election by saying the health service would become the ‘biggest quango in the world’.
Pandemic vaccine priority for most at riskSubscription
DH guidance on priority groups for the swine flu vaccination programme
Ministers across the UK have agreed that it is time to move from containment into the treatment phase.
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).