JUNIOR DOCTORS will “escalate” their strike in the coming months if they fail to reach an agreement with the government, a key figure in their industrial dispute said yesterday.
British Medical Association junior doctors’ committee member Yannis Gourtsoyannis told...
Monday 2nd May 2016
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
HEALTH SECRETARY Jeremy Hunt is “not fit to wear” an NHS badge because his “militant” politics are destroying the health service, an A&E consultant has claimed.
Rob Galloway, who works in the emergency department at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
JEREMY HUNT was warned yesterday that his refusal to listen to junior doctors’ “legitimate concerns” will spark an NHS recruitment crisis.
British Medical Association (BMA) spokesman Raj Jethwa said that the doctors’ 48-hour all-out strike, which concluded...
Thursday 28th Apr 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
A JUNIOR doctor on strike yesterday in Brighton told the Star that he had been “incredibly disappointed” by the government.
Todd Leckie, who works at the Royal Sussex County and Princess Royal hospitals, was pleased that Unison delegates marched from the conference to the...
54,000 doctors mount first ever all-out strike for fair contracts
Wednesday 27th Apr 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
TORY MP Huw Merriman broke ranks with his party yesterday to join junior doctors on a picket line as repayment for their “beautiful” care during a recent hospital stay.
He visited medics picketing St Thomas’s Hospital in Westminster, where he was treated for the...
HUNDREDS of posties and telecoms engineers flocked to picket lines yesterday to stand with junior doctors against Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s attacks.
Communications union CWU sent two coachloads of delegates from its annual conference just down the road to the Royal...
Tory’s black propaganda recalls worst days of Thatcher — Skinner accuses Hunt of ‘revelling’ in strike turmoil
Tuesday 26th Apr 2016
JEREMY HUNT has got a brass neck to accuse junior doctors in England of risking patients’ lives when they are striking to prevent him destroying the NHS.
His appeal to them not to withdraw emergency cover “which creates particular risk for A&Es, maternity and intensive...
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Stubborn Health Secretary dismisses proposal to trial contract
Monday 25th Apr 2016