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

Brexit leaders play down campaign promises

Senior politicians row back on NHS and immigration pledges


Time for a serious debate about co-payment and the NHS
Reforms must reward compassion, and punish its absence
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The untold story about NHS and Brexit

Notebook: There is too much to fix to leave Europe to the care of politicians, writes Leyla Boulton

Rising NHS deficits spark investor fears

Moody’s reassures PFI bondholders government will pick up bill

The Leave camp’s Brexit funding promise

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

CHART: Average NHS hospital spending by age and gender (2010/11-2014/15)

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’

State of the art: treatment centres cost $40m or more to set up

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

Infographic: A tale of two healthcare systems

The most common causes of death in the US and UK

A tale of two healthcare systems

Chronic diseases like multiple sclerosis pose different challenges in the US and UK

What does TTIP mean for the NHS?

EU negotiators insist the health service will be protected

Welsh hospital adopts F1 pit stop tactics

Williams team asked to refine emergency procedures

Medical clinics face huge backdated bills

GP practices hit with invoices for cleaning and services

Care UK becomes main jail healthcare group

Number of NHS workers moved to private sector has accelerated

BMA’s return to talks raises hopes of deal

Discussions begin as doctors’ dispute is paused for five days

NHS junior doctor contract on ‘pause’

Government agrees to breathing space for BMA negotiations

NHS funding plans are ‘fantasy’, says BMA

Union chief rejects idea that health service can close £22bn gap

Canadian pharma raises NHS eye drug price 14-fold

Concordia strategy triggers fears over price gouging

Doctors’ strike explained in one chart

What the junior doctors want and what the government is offering

Strong turnout for junior doctors’ strike

First all-out industrial action set to resume as dispute intensifies

Big projects worthless if they don’t work

Britain’s plans have succumbed to a love of the grandiose

Doctors take path well trodden in Europe

Strikes from Germany to Estonia cost key staff but cut mortality rates

Prime minister criticises NHS strikes

Public support for junior doctors despite A&E care withdrawal

Drug prices: Tweaking the formula

UK regulators are under pressure from Big Pharma and patients

NHS strike: What will be affected?

Hospitals will be open but many outpatient appointments and operations have been postponed

Hunt and BMA wrangle over ‘extreme action’

Health secretary rejects idea of pilot scheme for new contracts

A strike too far for NHS junior doctors

Pay dispute with government will not resolve funding problem

Security services given secret data access

Documents reveal ‘staggering extent of government surveillance’ on public and private information