This week, for the first time in the history of the NHS, an all-out junior doctor’s strike has taken place in England.
‘Incredibly unsafe and unfair’: New junior doctor contracts will compromise women, says Manchester NHS activist
Junior doctors on the frontline of this week’s NHS strikes have told MM that women and single parents will be badly affected by the controversial new contracts.
The 31-year-old now fears the ruling, by Mr Justice Langstaff, could have major consequences for other junior doctors.
The future of the NHS is threatened by reforms being pushed through by the government, warn junior doctors attending a rally in Manchester
The warning comes as colleagues across Manchester last night faced a race against time to register for a crucial ballot on strike action.
There will be an ‘exodus of doctors’ from the NHS, if proposed changes to doctors contracts go ahead, a junior doctor in Manchester has said.
NHS Employers cancelled all scheduled meetings, at which junior doctors were hoping to voice their concerns about new contracts, one day before the Manchester meeting was due to take place at the Midland Hotel.
Manchester objects to paying for healthcare despite a predicted shortfall in NHS funding
The head of Unison has urged NHS staff to ‘keep on fighting’ after six different unions in Manchester took part in the first nationwide health service walkout for 32 years.
‘Utter contempt’: Unison boss slams Government as Manchester NHS staff get set for nationwide walkout
NHS workers will stage a four-hour strike on Monday October 13, confirmed Unison, in a row over pay.
‘Hospitals are dangerously full of old people’: Leigh MP Andy Burnham slams Jeremy Hunt over strained NHS care
The Shadow Health Secretary warned that cuts to services and a ‘collapse’ in social care have left hospitals struggling to function effectively.