Category list : Andy Burnham
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Mixed sex wards scrapped at 95% of trustsSubscription
Most NHS trusts in England have eliminated mixed-sex accommodation, the Government has announced.
The board of Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust has requested it be stripped of its foundation status to help regain public trust, it has emerged.
Care bill funding drops 'death tax' planSubscription
The government will rule out today what critics have branded a “death tax” to fund social care for the elderly.
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.
Mid Staffordshire inquiry findings due todaySubscription
A Government-commissioned inquiry is to publish the results of its probe into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, which was found to be promoting appalling standards of care.
DH launches consultation on COPD strategySubscription
The Department of Health has today launched a consultation on a national COPD strategy to improve diagnosis, treatment and management of the condition.
The Government has said the NHS must do more to bring care and services into people’s homes if it is to improve performance and save money.
Plans for clearer labelling to highlight the alcoholic content and the amount of units contained in the drink are to be announced by the Government.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has pledged to halve the number of smokers in England by 2020.
Doctors’ skills should be checked as often as airline pilots’ to ensure they can perform under pressure as well as Captain Chesley Sullenberger, health secretary Andy Burnham said today.