Health services and medicine
How can the NHS make efficiency savings and meet the growing needs of an ageing population? How should society deal with the public health challenges of alcohol, smoking and obesity? Who should decide what medicines and treatments are available from the NHS? What should be the role of the private and voluntary sector in delivering a publicly funded health service?These are some of the healthcare issues that come before MPs and Members of the Lords and are debated and discussed every session. Use this health services and medicine topical issues page to find out more about what Parliament is doing on these topics.