Secretary of State for Health


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Secretary of State for Health

The head of HM Department of Health, a department of the British government responsible for managing and advising government health policy. Most importantly, he/she administrates the National Health Service, the comprehensive government medical program, in England (though not elsewhere in the United Kingdom). The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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On 11th October, 2006, the Appeal Board of the UK NICE, whose duty is to perform such functions in connection with the promotion of clinical excellence as the Secretary of State for Health may direct under the National Health Service Act 1977, rejected appeals by a number of parties including Eisai and Shire Pharmaceuticals from guidance issued in January 2001 that the three drugs donepezil, rivastigmine and galanthamine should be made available on the NHS as one part of the management of some people with mild and moderate Alzheimer's disease.
The office at 10 Downing promised to pass on Jack's comments to Secretary of State for Health.
Upon issuing the warning, the Ministry of Health dispatched health experts to collect pork sold in markets for examination, said Mam Bunheng, secretary of state for health.
The UK secretary of state for health has announced that the launch of the NHS Direct On-Line web site attracted 1.
Bernard Kouchner, the French secretary of state for health, declared on television that he was affronted by the ruling and said it appeared to be mainly a question of ``inheritance and big money.
This session will include an audience of leading international CEOs and the United Kingdom's Secretary of State for Health.
This seminar will bring together, in particular, the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, UK Under Secretary of State for Health Jackie Doyle-Price, PACE President Stella Kyriakides, PACE members, representatives of NGOs specialising in child protection and children's rights, academics, educators, police representatives, and young people.
He also called on the authority's Steven health and wellbeing overview and scrutiny committee to refer the matter to the Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt.
The Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt is forcing through a contract that puts patient safety at risk.
The figure came to light after Coventry North East MP Colleen Fletcher asked the secretary of state for health a written question about hospital treatment waiting times in the West Midlands.
A MIDLAND MP has questioned the Secretary of State for Health about the future of Solihull dementia care in the House of Commons.
SHADOW Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham will be entitled to put his feet up when he gets to his seat at Goodison today.
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