Secretary of State for Health


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Secretary of State for Health

A member of the UK cabinet who is responsible for the Department of Health.
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The George Eliot Hospital has, in recent years, suffered troubles having gone from being in 'special measures' to 'good' and now to 'requires improvement.' But, during what was his first visit to the 'Eliot, the government's secretary of state for health, Matt Hancock, said he is very optimistic for the future of the hospital.
A spokesperson for NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said: "The changes to Rothbury Community Hospital have been referred to the Secretary of State for Health by Northumberland County Council's Health and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee.
During the committee session Mr Doughty said he was "intrigued by the cat that the minister let slip out of the bag, which is that the Secretary of State for Health or perhaps the Secretary of State for Education might exercise the powers".
Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt has said that his ambition was to get 15% of NHS patients routinely reading and adding to their online medical records using smartphone apps.
SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH, Jeremy Hunt, has spoken for the first time since being reappointed as part of the new cabinet.
Now he has received a reply from Buckingham Palace saying his request will be sent to the Secretary of State for Health.
Plus, we hear from the Optical Confederation's public affairs team, who have had a busy autumn at the party conferences, including successful introductions with Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, and Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Andy Burnham (page 12).
NHS Property Services is a private limited company wholly owned by the Secretary of State for Health and was set up to manage estates that were previously owned, leased or managed by Primary Care Trusts and Strategic Health Authorities.
He added after the Chancellor said a 1% pay increase for nurses this year was affordable, Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt is now talking about a further pay
Dr Ed Bache, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Birmingham Children's Hospital, and Dr Scott Hackett, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunology at Heartlands Hospital, were two of 118 medics calling for the introduction of the meningococcal B (MenB) vaccine by writing to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt.

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