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Jeremy Hunt has remained as health secretary in today’s cabinet reshuffle but has now had social care added to his title, despite early predictions that he would be moved to another department.
New guild of nurses given ‘freedom of London’Subscription
Elizabeth Bardolph has become the first “freeman” from the newly-formed Guild of Nurses to receive the freedom of the City of London.
Anne Milton replaced as minister for nursingSubscription
Nursing minister Anne Milton lost her job in the Cabinet reshuffle.
Unions call for investment in school nursingSubscription
A government drive to make it easier for young people to contact their school nurse will not be successful without more investment in the nursing workforce, according to unions.
BMA backs opt-out organ donationSubscription
The way in which organs are donated and who donates them should be examined in a bid to improve donation rates and ultimately save lives, according to the British Medical Association (BMA).
Half of smokers 'unaware of risks'Subscription
More than half of smokers do not appreciate the risks associated with the habit, the NHS has said.
The government has pledged to define the role of school nurses more clearly, amid concern about the dwindling workforce and union calls for caseloads to be slashed by 80%.
Public health minister Anne Milton has admitted she is “disappointed” by recent figures suggesting a decline in the number of health visitors working in England.
Health minister Anne Milton has dismissed claims the chief nursing officer role is to be downgraded, insisting nursing influence in government will be “far greater” in future.
By the year 2030, clinical researchers predict that a potential 26 million people living in the UK could be suffering from obesity.