Two years ago, nurses and doctors warned that the annual NHS winter crisis was now the new normal’. In the cold weather, hospitals were overwhelmed by patients that they did not have the space to treat. 

But we’ve had a milder winter this year. Is the same true for the health service? Two weeks ago, the prime minister announced a new 10 year plan for the NHS in England, promising world class’ care. But critics say nothing much has changed – and that the NHS will continue to lurch from crisis to crisis.

This week, we’re taking the NHS’ temperature with nurse and campaigner Danielle Tiplady, lead organiser of Just Treatment Diarmaid McDonald, and NEF senior researcher Daniel Button. 

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