Labour stands to gain if the crisis in the health service becomes one of the major election themes.
The emergency action is a damning indictment of the pressures the government has created on the frontline.
Health Secretary agrees to look at Labour MP's plan to raise National Insurance to fund higher spending.
Labour is right to focus on rescuing the NHS from the harm done by this government, but must face the truth that it was the party that introduced private finance into the health service in the first place.
To achieve economic credibility, Miliband needs to speak the language of priorities.
Labour’s first radical health policy was a promise of survival through medical crises; today's updated version should be a pledge to deliver not only longer lives but healthier lives for all.
Cancer very often presents in ways we don’t expect. Creating a culture of fear around diagnosis isn’t a good thing.
Without new money, the health service will be condemned to years of dangerous decline.
If the Tories won't face up to the problems in the health service, it's time to make way for a government that will.