Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Health Secretary) is a British cabinet position serving as head of the Department of Health and Social Care and holds responsibility for the National Health Service (NHS).wikipedia
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NHS Scotland

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Since devolution in 1999, the position holder's responsibility for the NHS is mainly restricted to the health service in England, with the holder's counterparts in Scotland and Wales responsible for the NHS in Scotland and Wales.
The NHS in Scotland was accountable to the Secretary of State for Scotland rather than the Secretary of State for Health as in England and Wales.

National Health Service (England)

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Since devolution in 1999, the position holder's responsibility for the NHS is mainly restricted to the health service in England, with the holder's counterparts in Scotland and Wales responsible for the NHS in Scotland and Wales.
The UK government department responsible for the NHS is the Department of Health and Social Care, headed by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Department of Health and Social Care

Department of HealthMinistry of HealthUK Department of Health
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Health Secretary) is a British cabinet position serving as head of the Department of Health and Social Care and holds responsibility for the National Health Service (NHS).
The department is led by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care with two Ministers of State and three Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State.

National Health Service

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Health Secretary) is a British cabinet position serving as head of the Department of Health and Social Care and holds responsibility for the National Health Service (NHS).
When Clement Attlee's Labour Party won the 1945 election he appointed Aneurin Bevan as Health Minister.

William Monsell, 1st Baron Emly

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He held a number of ministerial positions between 1852 and 1873, notably as President of the Board of Health in 1857 and as Postmaster General between 1871 and 1873.

Neville Chamberlain

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He was rapidly promoted in 1923 to Minister of Health and then Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Christopher Addison, 1st Viscount Addison

Christopher AddisonThe Viscount AddisonLord Addison
By turns a member of the Liberal and Labour parties, he served as Minister of Munitions during the First World War, and was later Minister of Health under David Lloyd George and Leader of the House of Lords under Clement Attlee.

Charles Adderley, 1st Baron Norton

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Adderley's ministerial career began in 1858, when he was appointed President of the Board of Health and Vice-President of the Committee of the Council on Education in Lord Derby's short ministry.

Cabinet of the United Kingdom

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Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (Health Secretary) is a British cabinet position serving as head of the Department of Health and Social Care and holds responsibility for the National Health Service (NHS).

Benjamin Hall, 1st Baron Llanover

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He served under Lord Aberdeen and then Lord Palmerston as President of the Board of Health between 1854 and 1855 and was sworn of the Privy Council in 1854.

Kingsley Wood

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Wood served as junior minister to Neville Chamberlain at the Ministry of Health, establishing a close personal and political alliance.

William Cowper-Temple, 1st Baron Mount Temple

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In August that same year he was appointed President of the Board of Health, and sworn of the Privy Council.

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

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From 1968, it was amalgamated with the Ministry of Social Security under the Secretary of State for Social Services, until a de-merger of the Department of Health and Social Security on 25 July 1988.

Harry Crookshank

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He was Minister of Health between 1951 and 1952 and Leader of the House of Commons between 1951 and 1955.

Henry Willink

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A Conservative Member of Parliament from 1940, he became Minister of Health in 1943.

Enoch Powell

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He served as a Conservative Member of Parliament (1950–1974), then Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) MP (1974–1987), and was Minister of Health (1960–1963).

Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett

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He served in the coalition government of David Lloyd George as First Commissioner of Works from 1916 to 1921 and as Minister of Health (with a seat in the cabinet) from 1921 to 1922.

Arthur Greenwood

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In 1929, Greenwood was appointed Minister of Health and sworn into the Privy Council, a position he held until the collapse of the Labour government in August 1931.

Kenneth Robinson

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Sir Kenneth Robinson (19 March 1911 – 16 February 1996) was a British Labour politician who served as Minister of Health in Harold Wilson's first government, from 1964 to 1968, when the position was merged into the new title of Secretary of State for Social Services.