Hunt: NHS needs more doctors as managers

The best managers are "often doctors" and the NHS is in dire need of "more brilliant managers" if it is going to overcome recent scandals regarding appalling patient care, the Health Secretary has said.

Speaking to Daybreak, Jeremy Hunt said he wants to "encourage" doctors who "could become fantastic managers" to take on extra responsibility.


NHS to hire 'high fliers'

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is announce new measures to hire 'high flier' managers. Hunt is to explain plans to turn around 11 hospitals put in special measures after the Mid-Staffs scandal.