General election 2019: NHS news under wraps until after polling day There have been calls for politicians to dial down the rhetoric in the health debate and to avoid "weaponising" the NHS.
The subject has been prominent in the election campaign and there is a widespread interest in understanding what is actually happening across the health service.
Political claims, counter-claims and rows over statistics don't always help that understanding. Some voters might feel they would like to hear from clinicians and other frontline staff.
But that won't be possible until after polling day because of a Cabinet Office policy known as "purdah" BBC News