Tomasz Pierscionek reviews the latest in the dispute
Saturday 9th Jul 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Government has caused breakdown in trust, says medics’ departing leader
Wednesday 6th Jul 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
SCHOOLS Minister Nick Gibb draws comfort from his statement that “seven out of eight schools are refusing to close” as though this justifies his cack-handed dealings with teachers in England.
Even if his statistic were a little more soundly based than most emanating from...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
JEREMY HUNT picked a fight with junior doctors because he thought medics would “just roll over,” the British Medical Association (BMA) conference heard yesterday.
Members passed a motion calling for the resignation of Jeremy Hunt without debate, saying they had “no...
Friday 24th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TOMASZ PIERSCIONEK takes a look at what doctors are set to vote on and what the likely results will be
Thursday 9th Jun 2016
JEREMY HUNT’S “computer says no” attitude dragged out the junior doctors dispute for three months longer than necessary, Labour said yesterday.
The Health Secretary played the bridge builder in a statement to MPs about the deal struck between the government and...
Friday 20th May 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
Accord will be put to ballot of BMA members
Thursday 19th May 2016
JEREMY HUNT’S claims that a higher mortality rate for patients admitted to hospital at weekends is the result of a lower staffing levels are a “major oversimplification” of a complex issue, yet more experts said yesterday.
The Tory Health Secretary has used the...
Wednesday 11th May 2016
CLAIMS that patients are more likely to die in hospitals at the weekend than during the week are based on flawed data, academics argued yesterday.
The so-called “weekend effect” has been one of the loudly proclaimed reasons behind the government’s unfunded push for...
Tuesday 10th May 2016
Plans on hold for a week as colleges step in
Friday 6th May 2016