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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.

Student nurses protest as talks bog down junior doctors' BMA organisation

08 December 2015
Some 400 NHS students protested against Tory plans to axe their bursaries outside the Department of Health on Wednesday of last week.

Frustration and disappointment as BMA suspends junior doctors' strike

01 December 2015
Junior doctors across England were set to walkout for 12 hours this morning, Tuesday, in the first of three planned walkouts.

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.

Junior doctors vote to take on the Tories in a fight for the NHS

19 November 2015
The fight for the NHS is on after junior doctors declared war on the Tories with an overwhelming vote for strikes this week.

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.

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

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. 

Junior doctors revolt over Tories' plot to privatise healthcare

13 October 2015
Growing resistance among junior doctors is blocking NHS attacks, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Junior doctors spread revolt

06 October 2015
More than 800 junior doctors marched in Manchester on Tuesday of last week to chants of “Tories out” and “strike, strike, strike”. 

Junior doctors' protests spread to Manchester

29 September 2015
 More than 800 junior doctors marched in Manchester tonight, Tuesday, to chants of “Tories out!” and “strike, strike, strike”.

Doctors' protest for NHS blocks Whitehall

29 September 2015
More than 3,000 junior doctors marched on Downing Street and blocked Whitehall in central London on Monday of this week. 

NHS cancels operations as cuts create beds shortage

18 August 2015
The number of NHS operations that are cancelled has hit a 13-year high, reveal new figures from NHS England.

Campaign launched to save cancer services in east London

17 December 2013
Around 70 doctors and consultants launched a campaign in east London last week against NHS England’s new plans to move cancer services out of the area. 

BMA workers walk out over pay

18 July 2012
Workers at the British Medical Association (BMA) struck today, Wednesday, over pay. Members of the GMB union employed by the doctors’ organisation walked out for 24 hours.

BMA doctors vote for more action

29 June 2012
Doctors at the British Medical Association (BMA) conference have voted to take more industrial action against government attacks on their pensions.

BMA staff demand healthier pay rise

19 June 2012
Around 400 staff at the British Medical Association (BMA) are set to strike over a below-inflation pay offer on Wednesday of this week.

Doctors discuss strike plan

10 January 2012
Doctors in the BMA union are being surveyed to ask whether they would be prepared to strike.

Doctors vow to keep private firms out of NHS

05 July 2011
Delegates to the doctors’ BMA union conference last week called for the complete withdrawal of the government’s health and social care bill.

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