NHS England officials have been accused of trying to interfere with the appraisal of a new drug for hepatitis C sufferers due to their concerns overs its cost.
David Cameron will use his first major speech since the election to renew his vow to create a "seven-day" national health service. But doctors and nurses want to know how the plan will be funded.
The debate around the future of the NHS has inspired a play at the Royal Court that raises key questions about the health service. But have parties missed the chance to hear what voters want?
Experts say young people are at risk from inhaling nitrous oxide, or "laughing gas", claiming 17 deaths have been caused by the so-called legal high. Others say the warnings are a load of hot air.
This is certainly the first time I can remember mental health being given such prominence in a manifesto, but the pledge of £500m a year seems far too low.
Apart from a pledge to fight dementia, most of the health measures had already been trailed. But then, the 2010 manifesto only hinted at the size of the NHS reorganisation that followed.
The chances are the £8bn being touted around this election will become many more billions by the next election.
A new report is urging councils to find out where lonely elderly people are living - so they can reach out and offer help.