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Labour Party -
This health manifesto outlines the Labour Party pledges for the NHS and health and care system. It makes commitments to supporting the implementation of integrated care, capping private provider profits and improving access to services.
Royal College of Nursing (RCN) -
This report finds that there are fewer nurses than in 2010 and that an already over-stretched workforce is being forced to carry out even more work, with serious implications for patient care and staff welfare. It also highlights other areas for the next Government to consider such as the decrease in numbers in the community nursing workforce and cuts to student nursing places.
New Local Government Network (NLGN) -
NLGN hosted two roundtable discussions in December 2014 and January 2015 centred on the Conservative and Labour parties’ approaches to health and social care in the run-up to the General Election in May 2015. This paper details the outcomes of the discussions as well as a section highlighting the key differences between the two approaches.