The NHS and Social Care: Issues Raised in the 2017 General Election (BBC News)

Summary

First draft of history material:

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Pym, H. (2017). Health: a key issue in the general election. London: BBC Health News, April 19th 2017.

NHS England updated its publications calendar, covering the release of monthly NHS performance statistics, last week; following the Prime Minister’s announcement of the General Election on June 8th 2017.

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Pym, H. (2017). Will NHS stats spark polling day debate? London: BBC Health News, April 24th 2017.

Promises, promises, promises:

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Pym, H. (2017). Whose election promise adds up for the NHS? London: BBC Health News, May 18th 2017.

The BBC’s Reality Check series provides analysis and factual data on the various key topics raised:

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Reality Check [Pre-election 2017 – ongoing series]. London: BBC Health News, May 2017.

Purdah Stops Play

Information on the scale of NHS budget deficits and under-performance won’t / can’t be published until after the general election, because of contested purdah rules:

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Pym, H. (2017). NHS performance data delay ‘disappointing’, regulator says. London: BBC Health News, May 19th 2017.