Tagged: Jeremy Hunt

Valuing and supporting healthcare and care assistants: your chance to contribute to a review

This independent review, announced by the Secretary of State on the 19 February 2013, will look at how the training and support of healthcare and care assistants can be improved, so that patients can receive the best care. Jeremy Hunt … Read more → – Valuing and supporting healthcare and care assistants: your chance to contribute to a review

Hunt calls for action to save more lives

Health Secretary sets out strategy to tackle mortality and cardiovascular diseases. Improvements in the fight against the five big causes of death, including new plans to tackle cardiovascular diseases, could save 30,000 lives by 2020, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has … Read more → – Hunt calls for action to save more lives

NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt and NHS Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson have asked NHS leaders around the country to hold staff listening events following the publication of Robert Francis’s report of the Public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. … Read more → – NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

Patients to get better care from healthcare assistants

New review will look at how healthcare and care assistants will be better trained and supported A new independent review will look at how the training and support of healthcare and care assistants can be strengthened so they give better … Read more → – Patients to get better care from healthcare assistants

Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

The Coalition Government is today announcing unprecedented support for the elderly in paying for their long-term care costs. As part of the Mid-Term Review, the Government is introducing major, long-term reform that will mean no one who has worked hard … Read more → – Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs