Latest Jeremy Hunt articles

Charities lobby Department of Health over care.data

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Charities raise concern over leafleting campaign and opt-out for children and the disabled
12 Feb 2014

Only 16 per cent of patients have access to electronic medical records – report

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Accenture survey suggests practices have a long way to go to meet 2015 deadline
12 Nov 2013

NHS IT is on the right track, but familiar issues still remain

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Department of Health's 'bottom up' approach is working, but to make real progress, old issues need to be ironed out
04 Sep 2013

£1bn cash injection aims to boost NHS patient care through IT

Sum will be invested in new technology over the next three years, health secretary Hunt reveals
04 Sep 2013

Caldicott review: Breaking down the barriers to information sharing in the NHS

Sooraj Shah investigates the difficulties that the NHS faces with the law, technology and people in enabling data-sharing between its departments
26 Apr 2013

NHS "must tackle" data sharing before patient information goes paperless

Information governance needs to be ironed out before NHS goes all-electronic, says Dr Jonathan Richardson
09 Apr 2013

Maria Miller vows to cut out ‘bureaucratic’ broadband processes

Local councils stripped of ability to block installation of cabinets
07 Sep 2012

Maria Miller to steer UK broadband policy as Hunt moves to Health

Maria Miller slips into Hunt's shoes at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport
04 Sep 2012

Hunt: UK will have fastest broadband network in Europe by 2015

But state cannot be expected to fund and build a nationwide FTTH network, says culture secretary
20 Aug 2012

40 per cent of broadband projects given green light for procurement

Only two local authorities failed to submit initial plans
09 Mar 2012

East Sussex County Council tenders for next-generation broadband infrastructure

Contract could be worth up to £100m
05 Mar 2012

Jeremy Hunt threatens to withdraw £530m broadband funding

Culture Secretary has told councils that they must sign contracts by end of 2012
20 Jan 2012

Culture secretary urges mobile operators to ditch differences ahead of 4G auction

Hunt also criticised the time it takes to establish prices for access to BT’s ducts and poles
15 Sep 2011

Culture secretary opens consultation on digital future

Review of UK communications sector to form basis of future framework for broadcasting and communications in the 'digital age'
16 May 2011

Government looks for Digital Economy Act ‘Plan B’

Working group to discuss ways to avoid web site blocking causing an upset
25 Feb 2011

Digital Economy Act threatens library internet services

Top adviser to global librarian federation says DEA is not 'consistent with a democratic approach to access to knowledge'
04 Feb 2011

Jeremy Hunt announces review of 2003 Communications Act

Role of Ofcom will also come under scrutiny
21 Jan 2011

Vtesse Networks CEO attacks government's stance on fibre taxes

Reveals government may give ISPs that have made a loss on their fibre exemption from tax
14 Jan 2011

Ofcom’s plans for 2011/12 see significantly reduced remit

Quocirca analyst argues that Ofcom's remit reads like a company's mission statement
10 Jan 2011

Welsh MP attacks UK government over broadband plans

Shadow Business Minister Ian Lucas has accused the government of neglecting Wales by refusing to allocate funding for super-fast broadband
21 Dec 2010

Broadband minister warns BT not to expect a 'blank cheque'

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt says government's £830m superfast broadband pot doesn't have BT's name on it
07 Dec 2010

Government reveals superfast broadband plan

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt wants a ‘fibre point’ in every community by 2015
06 Dec 2010

Hunt tells the UK comms industry to collaborate

BIS event will seek to work out details of low-cost UK fibre deployment
15 Jul 2010

Ed Vaizey to implement the Digital Economy Act

He'll be working under Jeremy Hunt
20 May 2010