Strangulation of funds has seen the NHS Mental Health Trusts lose £253m, 2.3 per cent of their funding.
Greater understanding of the genetic causes of illness suggests that this method of categorisation might not be the most accurate.
The Labour party says it would make savings in the NHS through joined-up services; what does this tell us about its approach to health policy in austere times?
There is a peculiar phenomenon of good news being reported as bad news. When you’re L, G, B or T, you notice this quite a lot.
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.