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Solidarity pours in for junior doctors as they start a 48-hour strike against new contracts

06 April 2016
Junior doctors in England have walked out against Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt's imposition of a dangerous new contract, today, Wednesday.

Escalating the junior doctors' action can topple Tories

05 April 2016
Junior doctors were set to walk out against the imposition of a dangerous new contract on Wednesday and Thursday.

South London hospital workers strike for £10 an hour

21 March 2016
Workers demand a real living wage from outsourcing giant Aramark

On the march in east London to support junior doctors

10 March 2016
Over 1,500 junior doctors and their supporters marched from east London into the City of London at the end of their 48-hour walkout today, Thursday.

Junior doctors need our solidarity in fight for NHS - join the picket lines

08 March 2016
Solidarity for junior doctors was growing ahead of their planned 48-hour walkout this Wednesday against the imposition of a dangerous new contract.

Solidarity needed as junior doctors announce new strike days

23 February 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) has called more strikes in the battle against Jeremy Hunt's imposed contracts. Junior doctors will strike for 48 hours on Wednesday 9 March and two other dates.

'Either they win or we win' - time to take on the Tories and back the junior doctors' fight

17 February 2016
Junior doctors are determined to resist Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt's attack on the NHS and trade union movement. Over 250 people attended a People's Assembly solidarity meeting tonight, Wednesday, in central London.

The things they say

16 February 2016
‘The doctors and their Marxist union’

Junior doctors walk out against Tory attacks on the NHS

10 February 2016
Junior doctors across England walked out for the second time in defence of the NHS, today, Wednesday. 

Pictures from the junior doctors' strike Wednesday 10 February

10 February 2016
Junior doctors are on strike today across England against Tory plans to bring in new contracts. The contracts would tear up workers' terms and conditions, and put patient safety at risk.

Flint—the poisoning of a US city

09 February 2016
The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, has shocked people across the world— and it’s just the latest ruling class assault inflicted on ordinary people in the US city, writes Alistair Farrow

Junior doctors march to defend the NHS from Tory attacks ahead of national walkout

09 February 2016
Junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA) were set to strike on Wednesday of this week against health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans for dangerous new contracts.

Junior doctors march in London to stop Tory attacks on the NHS

06 February 2016
Over 2,000 junior doctors and their supporters marched through central London today, Saturday.

Take to the streets for the NHS as junior doctors plan a strike

02 February 2016
Thousands of junior doctors and supporters were set to march through central London on Saturday and Bristol on Sunday.

Zika epidemic in South America hits the poor the hardest

02 February 2016
The World Health Organisation declared a global emergency on Monday of this week over the Zika virus epidemic spreading through Brazil and neighbouring countries.

Health students march in London to defend NHS bursaries

09 January 2016
 

NHS students' fightback over bursaries can fuel united struggle against Tories

05 January 2016
Anger at the Tory assault on the NHS is spreading as health care students and their supporters were set to march in central London this Saturday.

Back junior doctors' strikes to defend NHS

05 January 2016
Junior doctors’ strikes against new contracts are back on, the British Medical Association (BMA) announced on Monday of this week.

Junior doctors call new strikes as Tories refuse to budge

04 January 2016
Junior doctors’ strikes against new contracts are back on, the British Medical Association (BMA) announced today, Monday.

Paramedic speaks out: crisis at London Ambulance Service driven by government policy

01 December 2015
The London Ambulance Service (LAS) was branded inadequate and unsafe by the Care Quality Commission in a report released last week. It was the first ambulance trust to be put into “special measures”. The findings came as no surprise to any of us who work there.

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