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NHS performance for quarter 2 published

The NHS’s performance during the second quarter of this year shows the NHS saved £1.2 billion and is on track to save £5 billion over the course of this financial year. David Flory’s Quarter 2 report shows that the NHS … Read more → – NHS performance for quarter 2 published

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Ken Anderson

The Secretary of State for Health and Ken Anderson confirm that the civil proceedings brought by the Secretary of State against Mr Anderson have been settled on confidential terms with no admission of liability by Mr Anderson.

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NHS performance for quarter 1 published

The NHS’s performance during the first quarter of this year shows the NHS saved £1.2 billion. David Flory’s Quarter 1 report shows that the NHS is performing well and is on track to deliver the efficiency savings it needs. Waiting … Read more → – NHS performance for quarter 1 published

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Statement on Cancer Drugs Fund usage

Extra funding this Government has provided for cancer drugs has helped almost 18,500 people since October 2010. Included below is information on the number of patients who have received cancer drugs and spend by strategic health authority (SHA) under the … Read more → – Statement on Cancer Drugs Fund usage

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Plain packaging consultation deadline extended.

  Public Health Minister Anne Milton said:   “Smoking remains one of the most significant challenges to public health. Health ministers across the UK have a responsibility to look at initiatives that may help to reduce the number of young … Read more → – Plain packaging consultation deadline extended.

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Latest figures from today’s industrial action

STATEMENT FROM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ON BMA INDUSTRIAL ACTION IN ENGLAND TODAY (21 JUNE) Figures reported by the NHS estimate that around 11,500 doctors – just over 8 per cent of doctors working in the NHS in England – are … Read more → – Latest figures from today’s industrial action

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Health Secretary comments on today’s industrial action by doctors

Early indications are that around 1 in 10 patients in England have had their treatment, operation or outpatient appointment cancelled and rescheduled and that around three quarters of GP surgeries in England are operating a normal or near normal service. … Read more → – Health Secretary comments on today’s industrial action by doctors

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Government reaction to BMA’s decision to stage industrial action over NHS pensions

The British Medical Association has voted to stage a day of industrial action on 21 June over planned changes to the NHS pension scheme. Secretary of State Andrew Lansley said: “The public will not understand or sympathise with the BMA’s … Read more → – Government reaction to BMA’s decision to stage industrial action over NHS pensions

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Unite day of industrial action over NHS pensions

The union Unite has voted to stage a day of industrial action on 10th May over planned changes to the NHS pension scheme. Health Minister Simon Burns said: “The NHS and those working in the health service should never take … Read more → – Unite day of industrial action over NHS pensions

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Quarter 3 report on NHS performance published

David Flory’s Quarter 3 report on NHS performance (financial and quality of services) has been published. The report shows that the NHS is performing well and on track to deliver the efficiency savings it needs. Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said: “We know … Read more → – Quarter 3 report on NHS performance published

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