Health Secretary is too busy drawing up contigency plans for the strike, according to his deputy
Chief executive of new regulator tells conference that health service efficiency targets are 'unachieveable and, frankly, bloody stupid'
Mr Hunt has the lost the trust, the confidence and the respect of the medical profession
Junior doctors have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action
The ballot of 30,000 junior doctors is expected to vote convincingly in favour of strike action
With researchers linking 600 suicides to benefit cuts, George Osborne should protect welfare and the NHS over police
Every single acute trust in England is predicting a year-end deficit, compared with 77% last year
Men like me still feel ashamed to ask for help, and with NHS mental health services failing it’s no wonder
The Health Secretary’s tenure is under threat as he antagonises junior doctors in pursuit of his promised ‘seven-day’ health service
He warns patient safety would be put at risk if three planned walkouts next month go ahead
“Donate £15 toward my heart transplant and I'll send you a copy of my CT scan. Donate £50 and you'll be entered into a prize-draw to receive my new heart if I die on the operating table!”
Ministers say the NHS needs to make sure it is spending money on things that work
Some 37,000 beds will be lost due to care homes closing because of a growing shortfall in funding
In their refusal to end universal benefits for rich senior citizens, the Tories have been protecting the wrong sort of elderly
'It is highly unlikely that Rebecca would have died if she has been presented for medical care more than 24 hours before she collapsed'
Simon Stevens said negotiations on health funding for the next two years required 'considerably more progress'