The health service must not be transformed into a market free-for-all.
An increasing number of Conservative MPs are starting to think the unloved health reforms ought some
The Health Secretary failed to rebut the charge that his reforms are "a disruption and a distraction
“Mothers who have lost children now know their lives mattered”
Hamish Meldrum, head of the BMA, says Andrew Lansley is forcing unworkable, unprecedented “efficienc
Whatever we may like to tell ourselves, NHS care is rationed by the amount of money we're willing to
Ara Darzi says attacking managers is good politics, but not good policy.
John Appleby uncovers the full extent of the health budget cuts.
Yes, the Lansley plans are unpopular. But what would Labour do differently? Rafael Behr meets Andy Burnham.
“This reform is so large you can see it from outer space”
Cameron says that this is not the "privatisation" of the health service. There is no better word.
Dr Phil Hammond hammers the Health Secretary on <em>Question Time</em>.
“It’s difficult to be a doctor and a genuine right-winger”
Experts predict that there will be ten billion of us by 2100. Feeding the world could be the politic
Politicians work together to tackle political crises, so why not medical emergencies? Malaria can an
Theological dogma should not dictate policy when it comes to assisted suicide.
The sharply divided fallout from the author's provocative programme on euthanasia.
There are few jobs tougher than being a minister in the Department of Health. The brief involves running one of the largest organisations on the planet and being held personally responsible when anything goes wrong anywhere.
There was a dismal quality to the opposition day debate over NHS reform on 9 May, from the moment John Healey stood up to question the "unprecedented pause" in the bill - an oddly impotent phrase - to the attacks on the Lib De
The Society of Editors and the Newspaper Society have attacked the GMC plans.
George Osborne's decision to ring-fence the £105.9bn National Health Service budget has attracted criticism from figures as diverse as the Tory ex-chancellor Nigel Lawson and the former Labour health secretary Andy Burnham.
Governments have long been reluctant to draw attention to the links between mental health and socio-economic factors.
A change of policy to include the HIV virus test alongside the antibody test would be safer, smarter
Nadine Dorries and Frank Field's proposal for pre-abortion counselling is scientifically unsound and morally untenable.
There is serious trouble ahead if the Conservatives enact their planned reforms of Britain’s health
After 30 years of meddling with the NHS, are we now at risk of destroying our most precious public s
It is time for a change in stance and a united medical profession.
How's this for a dilemma: you are running a clinical trial and two of your patients have died in circumstances that suggest suicide.
Many provisions in the English NHS reform plan will tilt the system in favour of private-sector prov