We cover a broken financial system, a discredited contract and increasing political pressure to fix NHS dentistry.

Also, we review how NHS England is faring on its pledge to increase overall primary care investment. 

With Henry Anderson, Annabelle Collins and Mimi Launder. 

Send views and questions to annabelle.collins@hsj.co.uk.

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