Conservative efforts by Jeremy Hunt and Andrew Lansley to privatise the National Health Service through their NHS reforms are not Labour hype. They are very real - and they will be an unmitigated disaster.
David Cameron's general election pledge not to cut spending on the NHS has been broken, the Conservative Party conceded for the first time yesterday, as new figures revealed the health service is on the brink of a winter crisis.
It is hard to overstate the implications for the public of the NHS privatisation regulations going through parliament. Caroline Molloy speaks to a range of experts about these regulations and why everyone should be very, very worried.