Raiding £500m from the health and schools budgets to fund defence might please Tory MPs but the voters won't like it.
A Labour government would not consider "cutting the health service", says Miliband in his biggest post-2015 commitment.
The party's plan to integrate health and social care makes sense fiscally and clinically but the politics could be more difficult to navigate.
The battle over outsourcing for Suffolk’s community health services in Sudbury is a warning for the rest of the country - the future of the NHS is going to be fragmented.
An unlikely political alliance is formed as both men argue that health spending should not be protected while other services are cut.
Health secretary promises to address "concerns" over Section 75 of the NHS bill after pressure from Lib Dems and Labour.
Universal healthcare is the least citizens should expect. To make the NHS better for patients, politicians, press and public alike need to cultivate a healthly scepticism towards it, not give it unlimited adulation.
Labour and the Lib Dems must support a bill that restores the right of all citizens to comprehensive care.
New polling by British Future shows that while attitudes to the NHS have fluctuated, commitment to its founding principles has remained remarkably consistent.
The Conservatives quietly update their website after the UK Statistics Authority orders a correction.