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Jeremy Hunt in trouble as junior doctors ‘full walkout’ gets huge support—now let’s finish him off

26 April 2016
Junior doctors walked out across England today, Tuesday, against the imposition of a dangerous new contract.

Unison health conference votes for ambulance strikes

26 April 2016
Union bosses try to prevent junior doctor from speaking but delegates vote them down

'Health rationing' as a cover for cuts

22 April 2016
NHS bosses are denying thousands of people who are overweight or smokers vital operations in a bid to save cash. That is the shocking conclusion to a report by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) released today, Friday.

All health unions must join the junior doctors' fight

19 April 2016
As junior doctors head into a "full walkout", other unions must join them to defend the NHS

Over 1,000 march in Newcastle in solidarity with junior doctors - and to save the NHS

11 April 2016
Over 1,000 people joined a North East march to save the NHS in Newcastle last Saturday.

Hundreds of junior doctors and supporters rally amid calls for joint workers' action

07 April 2016
Up to 200 junior doctors and trade unionists from across east London rallied outside Hackney Town Hall this lunchtime, Thursday.

Junior doctors resolute on day 2 of their strike against dangerous contracts

07 April 2016
Junior doctors' determination to stop Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt's imposition of a dangerous new contract has remained firm into the second day of their 48-hour walkout.

Soas workers and students walk out in solidarity with striking junior doctors

06 April 2016
Around 50 workers and students from the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) walked out in solidarity with junior doctors this lunchtime, Wednesday.

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.

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.

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

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