They say you can judge a man by the company he keeps. On this basis, Scrapbook doubts Jeremy Hunt will be looking to promote the photo above — smiling alongside the private health consultant who famously advised a conference organised by a private equity firm how to “take advantage” of the NHS — which would be “shown […]

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is on his high horse over reporting of safety incidents in the NHS, with officials claiming that one in five trusts are not “being open and honest” about risks faced by patients. Hunt told Radio 4 Today: “The NHS is there for patients, and if a hospital has a problem with its reporting […]

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 […]

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, […]