By Jonn Elledge - 12 March 10:39
Closing important services for financial reasons is stupid. But closing expensive things we don’t need so that we can spend the money on new things that we do isn’t.
By George Eaton - 11 March 08:50
At least 20 coalition MPs are expected to rebel against Clause 119 today, which would give administrators the power to close down any hospital or A&E without consultation.
By George Eaton - 13 February 04:38
Shadow health secretary reveals he will soon travel to Brussels to lobby for the health service to be exempted from international competition law.
By Jamie Reed - 11 February 10:32
Ministers will only receive our backing if they offer three clear safeguards on the use of patients’ data.
By Benedict Cooper - 23 January 04:20
The new regulation would allow Jeremy Hunt to close any hospital or department in Britain and rob the public of their right to protest.
By George Eaton - 03 January 08:41
The looming funding crisis means that a third of GPs now support patient charges, with the number only likely to increase.
By George Eaton - 02 January 03:31
There is no prospect of David Cameron taking up Liam Fox's suggestion of cutting spending on the health service.
By Brian Kellett - 15 December 03:30
If you’re the kind of person who thinks, “It’s Christmas – A&E will be empty,” and comes in to have their verruca treated, you are wrong.
By Benedict Cooper - 02 December 10:05
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership gives the coalition's health reforms international legal backing.
By George Eaton - 19 November 08:42
With a £30bn funding gap, all parties need to decide whether they would raise taxes, cut spending elsewhere, or impose patient charges. But don't expect them to tell us.