NHS: What will forthcoming reforms mean for patients?
The NHS is about to undergo its biggest overhaul since its creation 65 years ago, but what will the government's changes mean for patients and health services?
There has been intense political debate about the reforms with some critics claiming the changes constitute 'privatisation through the back door'.
But the government says patients will have more choice, and that doctors at a local level will have more control.
Dr Phil Hammond explains what the changes will mean for all of us.
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Basic care and the NHS
The overhaul of the NHS is just a few months away, but as always the issue that matters most is the quality of care, says BBC Health correspondent Nick Triggle
Of nearly 12,000 serious incidents reported across England, more than 40% related to bed sores.
But what is most telling about this data is that something as avoidable as bed sores is proving such a problem after all this time.
Read the full story on Nick Triggle's correspondent feature.
Medical negligence cost on Yorkshire's maternity wards
BBC Inside Out speaks to a couple who lost a baby in tragic circumstances due to staffing problems.
Lucy Hester investigates the human and financial costs of medical negligence claims on Yorkshire's maternity wards.
The Mid Yorkshire Trust says the Care Quality Commission now recognises its maternity services have improved, and it says it is sorry about what happened.
Watch this video feature on the BBC News website.
- Phil Hammond
- Sue Smith