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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.

Burns gets a grilling at BMA meeting

22 February 2011
A lively protest greeted GPs and hospital doctors as they arrived at the London regional meeting of the British Medical Association (BMA) on Thursday of last week.

BMA employees to strike over performance related pay

06 May 2008
Members of the GMB union who work at the British Medical Association (BMA) have voted overwhelmingly for strike action over an imposed system of performance related pay.

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