Speeches

16 January 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Policy Exchange, From notepad to iPad: technology and the NHS

In 1953, when the NHS was just five years old, two men named Smith took a flight from LA to New York.  They started chatting. One Mr Smith was the head of American Airlines.  He was having a nightmare coping … Read more → – 16 January 2013, Jeremy Hunt, Policy Exchange, From notepad to iPad: technology and the NHS

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28 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Kings Fund – Quality of Care

Our health and social care system faces many challenges and we rightly have lively political debates about all aspects of health policy. But sometimes problems are so deep-seated that when they surface no one really believes they can be solved. … Read more → – 28 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Kings Fund – Quality of Care

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14 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Age UK

Thank you Michelle [Mitchell, Charity Director General]. I want to talk today about a great challenge facing our society. A challenge even more serious than the economic crisis, or the debt crisis facing young people.  Potentially even as serious as … Read more → – 14 November 2012, Jeremy Hunt, Age UK

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25 October 2012, Jeremy Hunt, NCAS

Thank you Sarah [Pickup, President of ADASS]. The importance of local authorities I think it’s appropriate that the very first speech I give as Health Secretary – the first beyond the confines of the Conservative Party conference – is not … Read more → – 25 October 2012, Jeremy Hunt, NCAS

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11 September 2012, Norman Lamb, King’s Fund – Integration

Transforming Local Services A reshuffle is a strange thing. I’ve followed the health reforms pretty closely so I’m relatively up to speed. But often, new ministers find themselves in departments where they know only the bare bones of the policy. … Read more → – 11 September 2012, Norman Lamb, King’s Fund – Integration

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Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

FIXING BEVERIDGE’S ORPHAN: PUTTING IDEAS INTO ACTION Thank you for the invitation to take part in your conference today. Just seven days have passed since the publication of the Care and Support White Paper and draft Bill.  And of course … Read more → – Speech: Paul Burstow, King’s Fund, 18 July 2012

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16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

Thank you. It’s a pleasure to be speaking about the progress that has been made in developing IAPT for children and young people. There are some statistics that never lose their impact.  That demand a response.  Demand action. For me … Read more → – 16 July 2012, Paul Burstow, IAPT for children and young people

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21 May 2012, Andrew Lansley, World Health Association

I am delighted to be here today to talk on the vital topic of universal health care.   Universal healthcare has been at the heart of the National Health Service in the United Kingdom for over 60 years. And it … Read more → – 21 May 2012, Andrew Lansley, World Health Association

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Speech: 23 May 2012, Paul Burstow, RCGP Carers Conference

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Nigel [Sparrow, RCGP]. The last hundred years have seen some truly profound changes in the lives of British people and their health. Thanks to mass immunisation programmes, diseases like diphtheria, tetanus and polio – once … Read more → – Speech: 23 May 2012, Paul Burstow, RCGP Carers Conference

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Speech: 17 May 2012, Paul Burstow, Community Care Live

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Penny [Thompson, GSCC CEO]. And thank you for the work you have done over these past two years. For your leadership and determination to move the profession forward. And it is the future of social … Read more → – Speech: 17 May 2012, Paul Burstow, Community Care Live

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