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Labour has launched its health manifesto and accused the Conservatives of making ‘unfunded commitments’ after ministers pledged to invest significant extra funding into the NHS.
HSJ’s handy guide to Labour’s health policy development before the manifesto:
The Conservatives’ election manifesto will commit to a “minimum real terms increase in NHS funding of £8bn” by 2020 which they say is a firm promise to fund the NHS Five Year Forward View.
The Conservatives’ election manifesto will commit to a “minimum real terms increase in NHS funding of £8bn in the next five years” which they say is a firm promise to fund the NHS Five Year Forward View.
Catch up on Labour’s ‘health manifesto’ launch as it happened, plus the Conservatives confirm extra £8bn for NHS in manifesto pledge and reaction to the weekend’s election announcements
Labour has today published its “health manifesto” – a key cornerstone of the party’s 2015 general election manifesto
Labour is set to publish its “health manifesto” this afternoon – a key cornerstone of the party’s 2015 general election manifesto
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that the Conservatives will commit to a minimum real terms increase in NHS funding of £8bn in the next five years
The NHS will again be the focus of Labour’s general election campaign today with a major announcement expected - just two days ahead of the publication of the party’s manifesto on Monday.
Senior officer responsible for a review of healthcare services across the region takes top job
Sixty-three clinical commissioning groups have taken on fully delegated responsibility of their primary care budgets despite serious concerns raised by some groups, HSJ has learned.
QUALITY: One of England’s largest teaching hospitals has achieved a dramatic turnaround in the care and survival of patients with sepsis after developing a tool to hold individual clinicians to account for their care.
PERFORMANCE: A private ambulance provider used by an NHS trust in Kent is being investigated after an inspection found it was insecurely storing medicine at a hotel and employed staff who had not been security checked.
See all NHS waiting lists around England by provider, CCG or specialty
An interim chief officer has been appointed to oversee the implementation of the first stages of Greater Manchester’s health devolution deal, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
A pathology joint venture owned by six NHS trusts is forecasting a £4.5m deficit for its first year of operation, HSJ has learned.
PERFORMANCE: Walsall Healthcare Trust has missed its target to clear an elective care backlog by the end of March, HSJ can reveal.
Nine in 10 ambulance staff stressed according to Unison survey, plus the rest of today’s news and comment
Trusts have managed to meet a high profile waiting time target just weeks before the general election.
A district general hospital has become the latest organisation to abandon plans to become a standalone foundation trust.