Labor have said over and over again that they will improve cleanliness in our hospitals but these figures clearly show that they are failingBedbugs, mice found in British hospitals Aug 07, 2008
Centrally imposed initiatives and costly targets have plunged the NHS into a record deficitHospitals told to cancel routine surgeries Jan 04, 2007
What is disturbing about this disclosure is that key public health priorities will sufferMemo reveals financial problems at NHS Dec 11, 2005
The government has done too little too late to protect the health of the population -- in June 2004 I told the government to produce a comprehensive strategyU.K. parties say Tamiflu order is late Oct 15, 2005
It's really important, particularly at this time of year, that we help people to leave (the) hospital as quickly as they can, when they are readyLack of home care clogs U.K. hospitals Jan 05, 2011
Andrew David Lansley, CBE, MP (born 11 December 1956) is a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom and Secretary of State for Health. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Cambridgeshire since the 1997 general election.
He was appointed as a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.
Born in Hornchurch, Essex, Lansley was educated at Brentwood School and the University of Exeter, gaining a BA in politics. His father, Thomas, worked in a pathology laboratory and was co-founder of the Council for Professions Supplementary to Medicine and chair of the Institute of Medical Laboratory Scientists. Before politics Lansley was a civil servant. He worked for Norman Tebbit in 1984 as his private secretary at the Department of Trade and Industry. This encompassed the period of the IRA's Brighton hotel bombing at the Conservative Party Conference in which Tebbit was seriously injured. Lansley and others are praised by Tebbit for their support at that time.