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Vote of no confidence in Hunt

The British Medical Association, which represents more than 150,000 doctors and medical students, today passed a motion of no confidence in Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the union's annual representative meeting in Edinburgh.

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Health Sec 'demands best possible care for patients'

Jeremy Hunt MP, Health Secretary Credit: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

A spokeswoman for the Department of Health has said the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt "demands the best possible care for patients", after doctors at the annual British Medical Association Conference passed a vote of no confidence in him.

"Following the findings of the Francis Inquiry and other recent reports, it is clear that the culture of the NHS needs to change and it is disappointing that the BMA union still doesn't accept that" she said.

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