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As cuts cause growing crisis in the NHS - strikes can defend the health service

13 September 2016
The NHS crisis is so deep that even top managers say it is near breaking point.

New Tory cuts plan—don't let Hunt axe the NHS

30 August 2016
The Tories are ramping up their assault on the NHS with plans to shut hospital departments across England.

Defence of A&E steps up a gear as anti-cuts message rings out in Chorley

14 June 2016
Over 1,800 people marched in Chorley last Saturday demanding their local hospital’s accident and emergency (A&E) department is reinstated.

Left of BMA's junior doctors' committee opposes new contract deal

07 June 2016
Members on the left of the British Medical Association's (BMA) junior doctors' committee have broken their silence over the proposed junior doctors' contract deal. Plus: NHS students march against bursary cuts in London

Reject junior doctors' deal and fight to defend the NHS

24 May 2016
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt wants to use a new contract deal with junior doctors to break momentum and push more attacks on the NHS. 

Junior doctors are still up for a fight - but pause threatens momentum

17 May 2016
Talks with health secretary Jeremy Hunt came as junior doctors met for their conference. The conference reflected a mood to fight—and possible dangers, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Doctors’ rep says prepare for more strikes, as BMA conference nears

10 May 2016
Junior doctors are set to meet for the British Medical Association’s (BMA) junior doctors’ conference in London this Saturday.

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.

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.

5,000 join march to save Huddersfield A&E

27 February 2016
AROUND 5,000 people joined a demonstration against the closure of the A&E department at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary (HRI) today, Saturday.

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.

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.

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.

Junior docs strike blow against the Tories' plan to wreck the NHS

12 January 2016
Junior doctors struck across England on Tuesday of this week to defend their contracts—and the NHS.

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.

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.

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.

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