We talk more about the other pledges made about health and social care so far by both candidates and where they might look to make their mark.

Also, £75m has been announced to create more mental health beds – will this ease pressures in this incredibly “hot” running system? This and more from our interview with NHS England mental health director Claire Murdoch.  

Featuring Annabelle Collins, Jack Serle and Emily Townsend. 

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