Sensitive announcement on A&E made two days before poll Cynical Jeremy Hunt timed news to help local Tories Conservatives knew about A&E ‘stay of execution’ before hospital Jeremy Hunt’s office appear to have broken strict ‘purdah regulations’ by making a sensitive departmental announcement just two days before an election. His Tory special advisers have briefed regional media on a stay of execution for […]

Ex-Marks & Spencer boss Stuart Rose brought in as adviser Works for private equity firm looking to takeover NHS care Rose ‘helping’ hospital … while Care UK bids for the contract Jeremy Hunt is drafting in ex-Marks & Spencers boss Stuart Rose to conduct a review of hospitals. But eyebrows have been raised by Rose’s role with private equity […]

With Jeremy Hunt poised to complete the sale of his stake in Hotcourses.com  for £17 million, the health secretary could boost his wealth to as much as £18.65 million — £10 million more than any other cabinet minister. Here’s how that compares with the rest of the Tory millionaires around the cabinet table … and Nick Clegg: In […]

Jeremy Hunt has been definitively slapped down by the court of appeal — who have confirmed that he acted beyond his powers in attempting to force through cuts at Lewisham Hospital. Court ruling great victory for people of #Lewisham & humiliation for @Jeremy_Hunt. How much squandered defending indefensible? #Lewishambles — Andy Burnham (@andyburnhammp) October 29, […]

More than three weeks have passed since Jeremy Hunt was promoted to secretary of state for health, with industry sources indicating that he has been briefed to keep the NHS off the front pages at all costs. Perhaps this explains why he has yet to do a single interview, appear on any broadcast or make […]