The NHS aims to provide high quality care for everyone that needs it. But inequalities in health care persist and can arise from where someone lives, their ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status or the quality of care received.
With the new government coming to power, we collect our essential reading for tackling some of the defining issues in health and social care that featured so heavily in the latest election.
Winter is a challenging time for the NHS, but how big a challenge is it? And what are the causes? Here we examine the issue in depth and see what can be done to help improve the situation.
Responding to today’s NHS performance statistics from NHS England, Prof John Appleby warns that the next Government will immediately be fa...