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Jun 20, 2024

Andrew McCracken, Sally Warren and Siva Anandaciva discuss whether the sums add up in the main parties’ health and care pledges. The panel also explore what's been said about social care and answer this week's listener question: would a large majority in the House of Commons be bad for scrutiny of legislation?

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Jun 13, 2024

It's manifesto week and on this episode we're examining what the Liberal Democrats, Conservatives and Labour are pledging on health and care.

Join Andrew McCracken, Beccy Baird and Siva Anandaciva as they analyse the manifesto commitments from the three largest parties and discuss whether what is being promised will be...


Jun 6, 2024

It’s been a busy week in the world of UK politics, we’ve seen pledges to boost NHS community services, progress the New Hospital Programme and reform social care by introducing free personal care. But what do these pledges really mean?  

Join Andrew McCracken, Sally Warren and Siva Anandaciva as we delve into the...


May 30, 2024

How does the Labour Party plan to clear the NHS backlog? What public health initiatives might be mentioned in party proposals?

Join host Andrew McCracken, Assistant Director of External Affairs and King's Fund colleagues, Sally Warren and Saoirse Mallorie, as we delve into the key debates in health and care in the lead...


May 28, 2024

The countdown to the 2024 UK general election is now on. Join Andrew McCracken, Assistant Director of External Affairs and colleagues here at The King’s Fund for our new election podcast series.

Over the next five weeks we'll be examining the key debates and exploring the big issues in health and care. We'll also...