‘Allegation of a mandatory 4-day week in NHS is palpable nonsense’, says Shadow Health Secretary on Labour’s NHS policy
Joining us now from Leicester is the Shadow Health and Social Care Secretary – Jon Ashworth.
NHS reports worst waiting times on record
The NHS was already high up the list of election issues – but the data released today has shown just how big a point of contention this will be as the election campaign runs on.
Waiting times in Wales rise
New figures show the number of patients waiting more than 52 weeks for surgery has risen by more than 400% since 2013. The Welsh Government said the majority of people were treated within target times – despite increased demand.
FactCheck: is the NHS on its death-bed?
Labour goes on the attack over the government’s handling of the NHS, but David Cameron says things are improving. FactCheck gets its scalpel out.
FactCheck: Still waiting for the spin to end on NHS targets
Ed Miliband makes an eye-catching claim on hospital waiting times in Parliament. FactCheck picks its way through the statistical minefield.
Would the Tories scrap cancer guarantees?
Is Labour right to saythe Conservatives would “scrap your right to see a cancer specialist within two weeks and your right to be treated within 18 weeks”? FactCheck checks it out.