Health Secretary

1 week ago
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is deploying 30 members of her government throughout the country to rally support for her deal on leaving the European Union. Treasury chief Philip Hammond and Health Secretary Matt Hancock are among the senior ministers who are making appearances around Britain in an effort to win popular […]
2 weeks ago
'Not good enough' for Tory minister to quietly remove tweet after intervention from UK Statistics Authority, complainant says
3 weeks ago
'Terrific' rise in just three months, due to August intake of trainees, reflects a more modest 41 GP increase when compared to previous year, or a fall when trainees are excluded
3 weeks ago
The health secretary is given the award just five months after taking on the role in Nicola Sturgeon's cabinet.
November 5th, 2018
Look after yourself better, says the health secretary, as he launches a plan to help people live longer.
November 4th, 2018
People will be encouraged to take more responsibility for managing their own health, as part of the government's NHS strategy focusing on prevention.
November 4th, 2018
Health secretary Matt Hancock has ordered a review of the long-term treatment of people with learning disabilities or autism.
October 29th, 2018
Matt Hancock appears to ditch government promise to achieve parity between mental and physical health services by end of the decade
October 26th, 2018
Matt Hancock also challenges social media giants to enforce age limits to tackle mental health crisis
October 24th, 2018
WASHINGTON — The number of US drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic, health secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday, cautioning it’s too soon to declare victory. “We are so far from the end of the epidemic, but we are perhaps, at the end of...
October 23rd, 2018
The Health Secretary is 'optimistic' about avoiding no deal Brexit, which on this evidence, is just as well
October 23rd, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health secretary Alex Azar says the number of drug overdose deaths has begun to level off after years of relentless increases driven by the opioid epidemic. Azar cautioned in a speech Tuesday it’s too early to declare victory. However, he said that toward the end of last year and through the […]
October 21st, 2018
Victims of the NHS scandal have written to the health secretary asking for an immediate increase in support.
October 10th, 2018
A 2012 Act pledged 'parity' of care with physical health, but Matt Hancock acknowledges: 'It's still way off where we need to be'
October 6th, 2018
President Trump boasts that he has “mostly obliterated Obamacare.” His health secretary is taking credit for making the law work better than ever. Who’s right?
October 4th, 2018
The key message that the health secretary wants people to hear is that 'everyone can reach the top table', but that's not possible in the face of funding cuts for SEND students
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October 2nd, 2018
Funding injection by health secretary Matt Hancock does little to address longer term funding of struggling social care sector
September 27th, 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday that the cost of "benchmark" healthcare plans under the Affordable Care Act will fall 2 percent.
September 27th, 2018
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health secretary Alex Azar says premiums for a popular type of health plan under the Affordable Care Act will edge downward next year. Speaking in Nashville on Thursday, Azar said premiums for a popular type of “silver” plan will drop by 2 percent in the 39 states served by the federal […]
August 19th, 2018
'Avoid making love or having sex at times when the temperature is high,' says Santa Marta city health secretary
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