"If you go into hospital you will get screened by next year for MRSA or for C.difficile.
Gordon Brown, Sunday AM, 6 January
"Screening for colonised patients is inappropriate."
Alan Johnson's Clean, safe care report, 9 January
"We will also examine how all these changes can be enshrined in a new constitution of the NHS setting out for the first time the rights and responsibilities associated with an entitlement to NHS care."
Gordon Brown's New Year Message, 1 January
"Johnson discloses that he does not want the constitution to be enshrined
Interview with Alan Johnson, The Guardian, 9 January
So who's running health policy? Gordon Brown or Alan Johnson?