TILL BRUCKNER: The way we conduct clinical trials is harming patients and wasting public money. Labour should put an end to this.
CECILY HOLT: Labour has put forward a welcome comprehensive mental health approach for the country – but there's still more to be done for women.
CHLOE COMBI: Is good politics just about helping people to become successful and resilient? Or is there more to life than that? Why are we getting happiness so wrong?
LIZ PERETZ: A recent local scandal around the NHS PET-CT scanner service showed how small private contracts can cause large scale damage to the NHS.
STEPHEN BRADLEY: Calls for mental health first aid are well-intentioned, but politicians should seek more evidence before making it compulsory.
AMY HORTON: Labour’s plans for a National Care Service will require not just a reversal of austerity, but also the unwinding of decades of financialisation.