The prime minister's speech focused on the need to tackle the stigma around mental health but failed to offer any extra funding.
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.
A seriously ill patient’s condition affects not just their immediate family and friends but the next circle out, their children’s spouses, say, and the one after that, of those spouses’ friends.
The severe shortage of medical staff in African countries is not simply a result of failures in government planning. One major contributing factor is the high demand for trained health workers in rich countries.
An important psychiatric unit in Lancaster has been closed to female patients – a move that is especially galling because we are so used to being told that segregation by sex is obsolete in these brave new postmodern times.
Harry Leslie Smith, a 91-year-old RAF veteran born into an impoverished mining family, recalls a Britain without a welfare state.
The febrile atmosphere of the mid-term elections has turned the response to the disease into a way of playing politics.
The NHS needs a highly personalised and co-productive approach that calls on the creative collaboration of individuals, families and communities.
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