Four NHS commissioning bodies in England offer to share savings made with GP practices.
New report argues that more needs to be done to encourage the development of suitable housing for older people.
Jeremy Hunt urged to prevent further private limited companies being established by NHS trusts in England.
Fears Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt could be promoted to replace disgraced Damien Green as defacto Deputy PM.
Council funding cuts have reduced help for the old in deprived areas, study shows.
NHS figures show drop of 1,193 family doctors in past year, despite pledge to increase numbers by 5,000 by 2020.
Public sector workers have been battered by pay austerity since 2010, says Unite.
Unison report reveals that more than two in five mental health workers have been attacked in the last year.
Poor people face years of failing health and earlier death compared to the rich, despite government pledges to reduce inequality.
People born in the North of England are 20% more likely to die early than those born in the South.
Commonwealth Fund analysis of healthcare systems in 11 nations finds NHS is the best, safest and most affordable.
Report reveals an increase in the number of nurses and midwives leaving the professions.
Local authorities plan to find £824m of savings, meaning they will be spending £6bn less on social care than in 2010 when austerity began.
Unions representing cross-section of healthcare staff increase pressure on government to use Queen’s speech to lift 1% restriction on pay rises.
Majority also believe people should be fined for missed appointments.
Conservative manifesto seemed insensitive to the fact that British people want a stronger welfare state, writes Sofia Vasilopoulou.
Hospitals miss two-week target for seeing specialist for only second time since records began, as delays in treatment rise.
Guardian investigation highlights severe understaffing at Royal Berkshire, Royal Surrey County and Frimley Health trusts.
Consultant Pediatrician condemns the Tories' 'contempt and lack of respect' for the NHS.
Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas accused the government of "fining people for being sick".
Policy of limiting rises to 1% is damaging health service and must not be pursued into next parliament, say NHS leaders.
Policy would be paid for with a 1p rise on all rates of income tax.