Ministerial role

Minister of State

Responsibilities

The minister is based at the Department of Health. Responsibilities include:

  • legislation
  • NHS performance and NHS workforce
  • health services
  • reconfiguration of services
  • patient safety
  • application of quality regulation
  • mixed sex accommodation

Previous holders of this role

  1. The Rt Hon Simon Burns

    • 2010 to 2012

Announcements

Get updates to this list email feed

Copy and paste this URL in to your feed reader

  1. Hospitals and patients urged to take action on missed appointments

    • Press release
  2. Almost £3.5 billion spending increase on front line services

    • Press release
  3. NHS 111 sees 1,000,000th call

    • Press release
  4. Buying smarter could save NHS £1.2bn

    • Press release
  5. Unite day of industrial action over NHS pensions

    • Press release
  6. Latest NHS workforce figures published

    • Press release
  7. Lives saved as more than 14 million patients are screened for blood clots

    • Press release
  8. Heart attack deaths halve

    • Press release
  9. New Year ambitions to reduce healthcare associated infections

    • Press release
  10. New designs help to combat bugs in hospitals

    • Press release