Caroline Molloy is openDemocracy's UK health and social affairs correspondent, a journalist and speaker. She has written extensively on politics, public services and the welfare state, and has a particular interest in public services and technology.
Democracy has stopped Britain going to war - but can it save England's NHS?
We have just seen the importance of democracy in relation to matters of life and death overseas. We must restore it...
Paying for private failure in England's NHS - again
The NHS is paying millions to a failed private Treatment Centre to escape a contract after a series of patient...
Save our NHS - holiday reading special
Stuck for some holiday reading? Why not brush up on what's happening to our NHS...
More NHS hospitals turning to private patients
As NHS funding cuts bite, are NHS hospitals muddying the waters between NHS and private patients?
Published in: Shine A LightWhat is G4S doing in England's NHS?
As G4S is exposed for overcharging on government contracts, we ask - just what is G4S doing in the NHS?
First they came for the gingers...
The government is consulting on whether to charge ginger-haired people to use the NHS.