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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.

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.

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.

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.

Support the junior doctors' strike - defend the NHS

24 November 2015
The fight for the NHS is on as junior doctors were set to walk out on Tuesday of next week in the first of three planned walkouts.

As BMA sets strike dates it’s time to support junior doctors and build solidarity

17 November 2015
Junior doctors will strike three times next month if they back industrial action in a ballot ending on Wednesday of this week.

Lowestoft health campaigners angry at local hospital closures

10 November 2015
Dozens of angry campaigners protested outside the meeting of the Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (Health East) on Thursday of last week.

Junior doctors take on Tory lies over NHS

10 November 2015
As the Tories and their media mates go on the offensive against them, angry junior doctors spoke to Tomáš Tengely-Evans about the reality of the job—and why they’re fighting back

Get behind the junior doctors' dispute and defend the NHS

03 November 2015
The British Medical Association (BMA) was to set to ballot its 56,000 junior doctor members for industrial action from Thursday of this week. 

Behind the fuss over food

27 October 2015
 You may be worried that your next bacon sarnie could give you cancer.

Junior doctors prescribe a strike for the NHS

27 October 2015
The junior doctors’ revolt is growing. The British Medical Association (BMA) announced last week that it would ballot its 56,000 members for industrial action. 

Mass protest of junior doctors in London as revolt against new contracts grows

18 October 2015
More than 20,000 junior doctors and their supporters marched through central London yesterday, Saturday.

Cuts help create £2 billion NHS deficit

13 October 2015
The NHS is heading for a £2?billion deficit. New figures from health watchdog Monitor show that the NHS “overspent” by £930 million in three months.

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