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National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill – second reading

Clive Efford, Labour MP for Eltham, today (Friday 21st November 2014) tabled a Private Member’s Bill called the National Health Service (Amended Duties and Powers) Bill 2014-15, to amend some of the most controversial bits of the Health and Social Care Act … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt Retreats After Threat of Legal Action

After receiving a letter from the lawyers, Jeremy Hunt has written to Andy Burnham denying that his tweet accused Andy Burnham of personally covering up failings of hospitals while he was Secretary of Health.  You can read both his original … Continue reading

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The Keogh Report – Review into the quality of care and treatment provided by 14 hospital trusts in England : overview report

It is appalling that the Coalition Government and in particular the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, has decided to play party politics with a report that was looking into the quality of care and treatment of some hospital … Continue reading

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‘Whole-Person Care’ A One Nation approach to health and care for the 21st Century – Speech by Andy Burnham MP

The Shadow Health Secretary, Andy Burnham MP today 24th January 2013, gave a speech to the King’s Fund outlining Labour’s vision for an integrated health and social care system that would take a holistic approach and deal with ‘whole-person care’. … Continue reading

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UK Statistical Authority says not true that Coalition has increased NHS funding in real terms

Labour had made a complaint to the UK Statistical Authority to look into claims made by David Cameron and the Health Minister that NHS spending had gone up in real terms.  The watchdog has found the best-available Treasury data suggested real-terms … Continue reading

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NHA Party Website Now Online

There has been speculation that the General Election may happen before 2015 and I think we were all getting a bit anxious whether the NHA Party would be ready in time to field candidates if this happened.   We have … Continue reading

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Andy Burnham’s speech to Labour Party Annual Conference 2012

Andy Burnham MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Health, said today (3rd October) at Labour Party Annual Conference 2012: Conference, my thanks to everyone who has spoken so passionately today and I take note of the composite.  A year … Continue reading

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