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Milton replaced as nursing minister

Former nurse Anne Milton has been dropped from her position as the nursing and public health minister in a dramatic government shake-up.

Milton has held the role of parliamentary under-secretary of state for health since May 2010. She will be replaced by former journalist Anna Soubry.

Other casualties of the reshuffle were Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, who has been demoted to Leader of the Commons and will be replaced by former Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and Care Services Minister Lib Dem Paul Burstow, who will be replaced by his party colleague Norman Lamb.

No new roles have been announced for both Milton and Burstow.

But it was not all bad news for the government's health team.

Health Minister Simon Burns was awarded a promotion to Transport Minister and Earl Howe kept his job in the House of Lords.

Burns has been replaced by Dr Daniel Poulter - a former member of the Health Select Committee.

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