Jeremy Hunt: 'Rogue' NHS requires major surgery | News | The Sunday Times

Jeremy Hunt: 'Rogue' NHS requires major surgery | News | The Sunday Times

Jeremy Hunt has described sitting at the top of a “rogue system” when he was health secretary and said he was “shocked to his core” by failures in care. The current chair of the Commons health and social care committee said a fear of transparency and honesty in the NHS when it comes to avoidable deaths and mistakes is a “major structural problem” that must be addressed, in an excerpt from his new book published in the Sunday Times. In the book, Zero: Eliminating Unnecessary Deaths in a Post-Pandemic NHS, Hunt said the “corrosive consequences of such thinking” were cover-ups that the Department of Health and NHS “were complicit” in. “Too often managers who had failed were recycled to jobs in a different part of the country, where they continued …
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