Category list : Andy Burnham
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Proposals to give patients the legal right to private treatment, the right to die at home and NHS dentistry are set to be revealed by the Government.
The Health Secretary has admitted the Government could work harder in fighting healthcare associated infections after an MPs’ report accused the department of failing to monitor the situation adequately.
Setting targets for NHS performance failed to win over the ‘hearts and minds’ of NHS staff, health secretary Andy Burnham has admitted.
NHS to outlaw 'ageist' treatment Subscription
The NHS will outlaw age discrimination in the provision of treatment and care from 2012, Health Secretary Andy Burnham has pledged.
Stemming the flow of health visitors leaving the NHS is a priority in the aftermath of the Baby P scandal, health secretary Andy Burnham has told the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA) conference.
Organ donors increase by a millionSubscription
The number of people prepared to donate organs increased by a million last year, according to the NHS’s Organ Donation Taskforce Implementation Programme.
Nurses could be hit with higher car parking charges to pay for government plans to abolish fees for inpatients and their visitors, unions have warned.
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.
The NHS must stop 'trying to do everything'Subscription
The NHS needs to clarify its role in public policy and stop ‘trying to do everything’, according to Kings Fund chief executive Niall Dickson.
Health secretary Andy Burnham has promised to do “everything he can” to protect primary care budgets from public sector spending cuts.