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Unite the Resistance conference debates how to build a fightback in the era of Trump and Corbyn

Unite the Resistance conference debates how to build a fightback in the era of Trump and Corbyn Up to 300 trade unionists and activists from around Britain gathered in central London today, Saturday, at Unite the Resistance national conference.

Decision to call off junior doctors' strikes is a missed chance to defend the NHS

Decision to call off junior doctors strikes is a missed chance to defend the NHS It was wrong for doctors' leaders to call off the strikes, but the lack of solidarity from other unions and Labour was a major factor

Jeremy Hunt can be beaten back by strikes

Jeremy Hunt can be beaten back by strikes The battlelines in the fight to defend the NHS have been drawn as junior doctors plan three five-day walkouts in the run-up to Christmas.

Junior doctors pressure BMA to keep the strikes on—now get behind them

Junior doctors pressure BMA to keep the strikes on—now get behind them Junior doctors have stopped an attempt to end their fight against Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s imposition of a dangerous new contract.

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

As cuts cause growing crisis in the NHS - strikes can defend the health service The NHS crisis is so deep that even top managers say it is near breaking point.

Condition critical—health workers tell how Tory cuts and closures put NHS in crisis

Condition critical—health workers tell how Tory cuts and closures put NHS in crisis New Tory plans to ‘centralise’ health services are masking a fresh round of cuts to an NHS already under severe strain. Disaster could be just around the corner

Junior doctors’ strike off after their leaders buckle

07 September 2016
The British Medical Association (BMA) suspended a planned five-day strike today, Monday.

Huddersfield NHS marchers vow to keep up A&E fight, and back junior doctors

04 September 2016
Hundreds marched through Huddersfield against the proposed closure of the local accident and emergency department and organisers said 10,000 took part in a rally and fun day.

Junior doctors to strike for five days from 12 September. Now build solidarity

31 August 2016
The junior doctors are fighting for all of us, and they are right to escalate their strikes. 

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.

There are cuts but no incisions as NHS surgery waiting times soar

23 August 2016
Routine operations face chronic delays in a crisis that Tory plans will only make worse, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Junior doctors call for strikes

12 August 2016
Tory Jeremy Hunt wants to rip up health workers’ contracts and privatise the NHS—but junior doctors are up for the fight, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Junior doctor walkouts can beat Hunt

26 July 2016
A British Medical Association (BMA) survey of junior doctors closed on Monday.

Strike after rejection of junior doctors' contract

08 July 2016
Hated health secretary Jeremy Hunt announced on Wednesday this week that the government will impose its dangerous new contract for junior doctors by October.

Junior doctors vote to reject rotten deal

05 July 2016
Junior doctors have voted to reject a proposed junior doctors’ contract cobbled together by the British Medical Association and Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt.

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

Junior doctors must reject Jeremy Hunt’s toxic contract

31 May 2016
The British Medical Association’s (BMA) junior doctors’ committee was due to meet on Friday after details of their new contract were released.

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. 

Anger among junior doctors at rotten deal—but Hunt can still be beaten

19 May 2016
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt gloated in the House of Commons today, Thursday, that the junior doctors’ dispute “was resolved with a historic agreement.” But many junior doctors are frustrated that the British Medical Association (BMA) and Hunt cobbled together a rotten new deal.

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

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