The cash-strapped NHS is facing concerns that it can ill-afford structural upheaval while facing increased demand, funding shortfalls and industrial action by doctors

Hospitals plan fresh cuts in services

Emergency cash injection fails to plug funding gap


Time for a serious debate about co-payment and the NHS
Reforms must reward compassion, and punish its absence
Spire Healthcare

Spire aims to gain from NHS funding gap

UK healthcare group to invest £190m in new and expanded hospitals

Automatic citizenship urged for EU medics

Think-tank warns on risk of key personnel leaving NHS

NHS report fails to derail 7-day care plan

Leaked paper reveals DoH worries over staffing and budgets

Circle wins NHS services deal in London

Contract highlights outsourcing trend in state-run health system

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UK hospital that depends on its EU staff

Shock at the Brexit vote turns to belief that pragmatism will prevail

Labour’s tussle between Smith and Corbyn

His speech on the health service shows the party’s appeal is too narrow, writes Sebastian Payne

Junior doctors set to go on strike again

Leaders seek authorisation from the BMA for action from September

Calorie data cause confusion on obesity

Report questions 40-year trend showing decline in consumption

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Health chiefs to contest HIV drug ruling

High Court says NHS legally able to fund £20m-a-year medication

Call for tests after prostate cancer rise

Increase in US may help end opposition to screening

NHS criticised for sickly finances

Health service is relying on ‘a range of short-term measures'

The Cameron paradox: redrawing UK politics

The end of one-party government in Westminster is edging closer

NHS head calls for pledge on EU staff

Government needs extra £500m a year to replace research funding

Hunt imposes new contract on NHS doctors

Health secretary told MPs he was acting to avoid uncertainty

Junior doctors vote to reject contract

BMA negotiator stands down after recommending deal

Junior doctors vote against new contract

BMA negotiator quits as members reject offer by 58% to 42%

NHS call for funding pledge after Brexit

Health think-tank predicts £2.8bn fall in budget by 2020

Legacy of the Brexit vote

After a rancorous referendum, there will be a shift in tone

Gove’s ‘well-planned’ leadership campaign

The justice secretary will have to overcome accusations of betrayal to win, writes Sebastian Payne

Brexit leaders play down campaign promises

Iain Duncan Smith and senior politicians row back on NHS and immigration pledges

The untold story about NHS and Brexit

There is too much to fix to leave Europe to politicians

Rising NHS deficits spark investor fears

Moody’s reassures private finance initiative bondholders that government will pick up bill

The Leave camp’s Brexit funding promise

The FT considers what could happen to UK recipients of EU money

How ageing population leaves NHS ailing

Growth in healthcare spending over past 60 years

Hunt eyes part-sale of NHS staffing bank

Deloitte advising on overhaul of NHS Professionals

Boots president Simon Roberts steps down

Change at UK’s largest pharmacy amid reshuffle at US parent

Brexit MP defects to Remain camp over NHS

Wollaston’s decision a blow for credibility of Vote Leave’s claims

Brexit Countdown: 17 days to go

Facebook’s worthy registration drive and revenge of the IFS ‘experts’

Proton beam technology targets tumours

Energy and direction better controlled than X-rays

Cameron grilled on Remain sales pitch

PM survives hostile audience in TV debate

Cameron pushes for action on ‘superbugs’

UK wants $1.6bn a year global fund to reward drug developers

Vote Leave is damaging political culture

Its relentless attacks on UK institutions are disturbing

Democracy eroded by ‘responsive’ politics

Proper decision-making is through representatives who will trouble to evaluate the relevant facts

NHS overspending hits record £2.45bn

Deficit £461m higher than planned and 65% of health providers in the red

Junior doctors warn of fragile peace

Details yet to be worked out as critics brand deal a ‘sellout’

Eurosceptics plot Queen’s Speech defeat

More than 25 rightwingers to form unlikely alliance with Corbyn

Nobody’s a winner in the doctors’ strike

Both sides have been damaged in the pay dispute

Hunt acclaims junior doctors deal

Minsiter says cost of weekend work will be cut by a third

NHS report calls for more flexible workers

Nuffield Trust sees wider role for nurses and paramedics