Underlying the Statin Wars are two different world-views: the technological and holistic.
The shadow health secretary Andy Burnham accuses the Chancellor of "recycling" funds for health spending.
Pre-exposure HIV prophylaxis (PrEP) involves giving at-risk HIV-negative people a daily dose of HIV medication. Though controversial to some, it is proving highly effective in preventing infection and activists are calling for it to be rolled out immediately.
The Chancellor says he"doesn't have any plans" to increase the tax: the same phrase he used before the 2010 increase.
The proposal to impose ten-year jail sentences on any woman who has an abortion in a non-NHS clinic in Northern Ireland would plunge women’s rights into the dark ages.
What should doctors do when the drugs won’t work? Often it’s easier to push one more treatment than to acknowledge that “people have priorities other than living longer”.
The Labour leader is determined to keep his party's strongest issue at the top of the agenda.
The government and social care sector must do more to deliver true community integration.
MPs are debating repealing parts of the government's NHS reforms, but Labour needs to give a detailed analysis as well as a campaigning spirit.
Dr Phil Whitaker’s Health Matters column.
Primary care providers need to offer services that reflect different needs, potentially opting to specialise for one group or another.
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