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Dudley health professionals discuss modernisation

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley today met health professionals and officials in Dudley to discuss the local impact of the modernisation of health and care. In a round table discussion with GPs and health partners from social care, public health, the … Continue reading

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Andrew Lansley discusses modernisation on BBC Radio 2

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was interviewed on BBC Radio 2 on March 16th about GP consortia, hospitals and improving patient care. He spoke to Dr Paul Hobday and Dr Paul Charlton, Dr Anna Dixon from the King’s Fund and Dr … Continue reading

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Innovation is about adoption

Andrew Lansley highlighted the importance of adopting innovation for the benefit of patients, when opening the 2011 Healthcare Innovation Expo. He enforced the need to nurture innovation in the NHS, acknowledging that it can be a long and difficult journey … Continue reading

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New directions for PCTs on property transactions

A letter from David Flory confirms that the Secretary of State now directs that Primary Care Trusts must not enter into any transactions involving property without the prior written consent of the Strategic Health Authority. This is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Andrew Lansley on BBC News HARDTalk: NHS must meet international standards

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Health Secretary Andrew Lansley explains why the government is reforming the NHS in England. >> Watch the interview.


Health Secretary outlines support within NHS for modernisation

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Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has written an article for The Guardian on support within the NHS for the plans to modernise the service. There is mounting support within the NHS towards the government’s plans to modernise the service. The NHS is full of … Continue reading

Delivering better care for patients

GP commissioning pathfinders and Health Secretary Andrew Lansley talk about the ways in which GP commissioning can help deliver better care for patients. They were speaking at a reception at 10 Downing street for the first wave of GP consortia … Continue reading


Praise for enthusiasm of GP pathfinders

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Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has praised the enthusiasm of GPs who have joined commissioning consortia to take the lead in the new arrangements for the commissioning of health care. Prime Minister David Cameron, who met the first wave of GP … Continue reading

Health Secretary addresses clinical leaders

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley says that the changes to the health and care system will enable patients and care users to ‘get the more integrated service that they want’. Watch the highlights of his speech to a conference of more … Continue reading

Health Secretary answers public’s questions

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Health Secretary Andrew Lansley answered questions from the public – including health care professionals – as part of a series of interviews with him on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme. The topics included patient choice, rare diseases, competition, GP commissioning … Continue reading

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