Inside the NHS with Channel 4 News and Dispatches in an era of reform and cuts.
We all hope to grow old one day. So why does the question of how we'll pay for our social care fail to light the political touchpaper.
The homeless, older people, those with mental health conditions. These are the patients whose voices we rarely hear. Even when it goes wrong and the NHS lets them down.
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?
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.
Although the inquiry looks only at Morecambe Bay, it is clear that many of the problems the families faced following the deaths of their babies are far from unique.
If this winter has identified anything it is that the health and social care system is not working together as well as it should. Indeed, some less kindly souls might say it's barely working at all.
It's a drug that cures hepatitis C in 90 per cent of cases - but a 12-week course costs £35,000. And now NHS England is worried that it's too expensive.