New Labour's new Patient Choice initiative suggests it doesn’t know the meaning of the c-word.
The trial of Dr Howard Martin shows how the process of dying is becoming a sordid battleground.
What next: a lunatic-led asylum?
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Two new books take the temperature of the NHS.
The government's plans for patient-centred healthcare are going in the wrong direction.
Promising patients the choice between St Thomas' or Barts does not amount to a political debate over healthcare.
The UK government's demand that patients should read doctors’ correspondence with each other will end in tears.
Doctor-patient contracts replace treatment and trust with surveillance and suspicion.