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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The MoU was signed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and Secretary of State for Health, UK, Jeremy Richard Hunt last evening in Geneva.
In Rv Secretary of State for Health and Kent County Council, expB [1999] 1 FLR 656, the High Court found that a bar on fostering by convicted sex offenders is lawful.
"Will the Under-Secretary ensure the changes she brings in do not lead to any dangers to the services provided for people travelling across the border, and adequate financial recompense is made as well?" Ms Milton said: "There have been informal, but no formal, discussions between the Secretary of State for Health and the Welsh Assembly Government.
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.
v National Health Service Pensions Agency and Secretary of State for Health (Case C-117/01).
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 1.5 million people during its first day of operation.
Councillor Davies added: "I hope that when the independent reconfiguration panel reports back, the Secretary of State for Health will think very carefully about the chances of these plans actually succeeding in transforming our local health services."
On 10 June 2019, The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care reappointed Professor David Webb as a non-executive director of the Agencys Board.
To Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and now also Secretary for Social Care, leave our facilities alone - roll your sleeves back down, we do not need a destroyer!
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.
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