Elections 2015: The NHS in Jeremy Hunt's seat

Mar 18, 2015, 06:13 PM

Is the NHS safe in your hands? The question is always asked at election time, and of course all parties answer 'yes'. But these are especially difficult times for the health service. For a start, there is the estimated £30 billion funding gap identified by NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens, and how the parties intend to find that money. Allegations of creeping privatisation are coming to the fore - and one of the places it looks likely to be fiercest during the election is south west Surrey, the constituency of the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. The World Tonight's Andrew Hosken has spent the last few days there.