Labour is to encourage NHS staff and patients to gather information on how coalition policies are affecting front-line care.
The party has set up a website - NHS Check - for people to write in with their views.
The move comes as Labour leader Ed Miliband addresses the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) conference in Harrogate.
He will tell delegates that by working together they can help protect the NHS against "top-down re-organisation".
And Mr Miliband will also say: "Resources are being diverted away from the front line, patients waiting longer for treatment, disruption and fragmentation.
"I want to start working with you now to protect the values of the NHS and to hold the government to account for what's going on.
"You are not just on the front line of our NHS. You are the first line in the defence of our NHS."Check system
Labour said through its NHS Check system it wanted to hear about the concerns people have on everything from staffing levels and the quality of care to how the government's reorganisation is panning out.
The move comes amid claims that cuts are beginning to affect front line services.
The RCN has released two studies during its annual conference highlighting the pressures being felt in hospitals and across community services.
They included evidence that community-based support, such as district nursing and mental health care, was being swamped, and reports of patients being treated in hospital corridors because there were not enough beds.
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley accepted times were difficult, but suggested there was too much focus on problems in the health service, when he addressed the conference on Monday.
Instead, he said it should "celebrate" its successes in areas such as improving access to dentistry, reducing hospital infections and tackling mixed-sex accommodation.
Headlines Newsview all
Amanda Holden at the centre of Twitter backlash as she sends daughter to school dressed as Pretty Woman prostitute for fancy dress day
A parenting group has slammed TV star Amanda Holden for posting a picture of her nine-year-old daughter 'dressed as a prostitute' online.The Britain's Got Talent ... Full story
Grandmother filmed confronting militants and branding them 'devils' before quoting verses in the Koran that forbid slaughter
An incredible video has emerged showing the moment an elderly woman bravely confronted two Islamic State militants, telling them their terror group is cursed and ... Full story
Jobseeker shocked to be sent rudest rejection email ever calling him an 'old, aesthetically challenged professional pr*** with no teeth'
A jobseeker was shocked after he was branded as 'irritating', 'rude' and 'obnoxious' in a cutting email accidentally sent to him by a prospective employer.James ... Full story
Rate this article
MOST POPULAR ON CAPITALBAY
- Inside Virginia TV killer Vester Flanagan's soulless apartment
- Former Army chief urges more troops to 'speak up' for Afghans
- International tourists still favour NSW but Victoria is catching up fast as sightseers flock to 'hipster' alleys and laneways
Images from inside Vester Flanagan's apartment show he lived sparse lifeHad no decoration on the walls, and no pictures of family or friendsOnly images are ...
General Sir Richard Dannatt called for veterans to help Afghan interpretersUrged them and public to sign a petition so they are given refuge in Britain Explained ...
International tourists still favour NSW but Victoria is catching up fast as sightseers flock to 'hipster' alleys and laneways
New South Wales continues to be the most popular tourist destinationSecond place was taken by Victoria after it scored a 12% increaseAfter 16 years, Queensland ...
Antonio Nieves, 28, and Amy Schafer, 27, charged with child neglect without great bodily harm; Nieves is also facing a domestic battery countPolice in Margate, ...
Kim Jong-Un boasts that the threat of North Korea’s military muscle secured peace along the border with the South…amid fears for the fate of top officials he dismissed for allowing the stand-off to escalate
Rival Koreas threatened strikes against each other earlier this weekIt followed landmine explosions which maimed South Korean soldiersSeoul resumed propaganda broadcasts critical of Kim Jong Un's ...
Author told his friend that his work should be 'put in middle of the road'Gaiman, Good Omens co-author, is 'ridiculously glad' that did not happenSir ...
'I don't hold a grudge... This is just one of those things': Widow reveals how Bake Off contestant Mat Riley caused crash which killed her husband
Mr Riley's car crashed into Michael Turner's motorbike in Uckfield, SussexThe 51-year-old died one week later in hospital from severe head injuriesMr Riley served ...
Savannah State University shooting: Georgia campus gets all-clear after person injured in gun attack
An American university placed its campus on lockdown after a shooting that left one person hospitalised. One man was shot and wounded in the student union ...
GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING First boat with 50 people sank followed by second carrying 400 passengersMany in second boat had been trapped in the boat's hold when ...
Father of four was appalled to witness fast-food ads during BGT recentlyWants prime-time shows to face same regulations as children’s channels Family-oriented shows 'can contain ...