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Is the cap on care costs doomed?

The introduction of the cap on care costs has been delayed until 2020. But despite assurances by ministers that they are still firmly committed to the cap, there are doubts about whether the plans will become a reality.

24 July 2015

Nick Triggle

Health correspondent

Nick Triggle

Malaria vaccine gets 'green light'

The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final regulatory hurdles prior to being used to immunise children in sub-Saharan Africa.

24 July 2015

Fergus Walsh

Medical correspondent

Fergus Walsh

The health budget – under strain again

NHS finances are once again under the spotlight, with several health checks on accounts.

22 July 2015

Hugh Pym

Health editor

Hugh Pym

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