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The hateful Tories unite to attack us

15 March 2016
A budget of cuts for working class people is one thing the bitterly divided Tory party can still agree on, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

GALLERY - Junior doctors march from East London to St Pauls, Thursday 10 March

11 March 2016
On the second evening of the junior doctors' strike, around 1,500 strikers and their supporters marched from east London to St Paul's in a brilliant show of defiance of Tory Jeremy Hunt. This is the type of vibrant solidarity event that needs to be repeated on a larger scale, and in every city, on subsequent strike days. 

Junior doctors' strike shows determination to win—let's make sure they do

11 March 2016
A 48-hour strike by junior doctors this week was met with massive support, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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.

Solidarity keeps junior doctors' strike going strong as walkout enters second day

10 March 2016
Junior doctors' determination to resist a dangerous new contract remained firm as they began the second day of their 48-hour walkout today, Thursday.

Trade unionists rally to junior doctors' strike

09 March 2016
Around 200 junior doctors and their supporters rallied outside the University College Hospital (UCH) in central London and marched on the BBC today, Wednesday.

GALLERY - Junior doctors' strike for the NHS and against Hunt's contract, Wednesday 9 March

09 March 2016
Junior doctors went on strike across England today, Wednesday, in defence of the NHS and against Tory Jeremy Hunt's unsafe and unfair contract.

Junior doctors' strike takes on the Tories

09 March 2016
Junior doctors in England have walked out against the imposition of a dangerous new contract today, Wednesday.

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 builds for junior doctors' strikes

01 March 2016
Junior doctors are set to walk out next Wednesday in the first of three planned 48-hour strikes 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.

Junior doctors back more strikes against Hunt's contract

19 February 2016
A significant number of junior doctors are in favour of the British Medical Association (BMA) taking further industrial action against the imposition of a dangerous new contract.

'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.

Mass doctors' protest defies the Egyptian regime

16 February 2016
Doctors in Egypt are threatening a national strike after two doctors in a Cairo hospital were beaten by police.

The things they say

16 February 2016
‘The doctors and their Marxist union’

'Strike until we win' - trade unionists get behind BMA after Hunt's declaration of war

12 February 2016
The Tories have thrown down the gauntlet to the trade union movement by imposing a dangerous new contract on junior doctors. If health secretary Jeremy Hunt gets away with crushing the British Medical Association (BMA), it will give confidence to every union-bashing boss.

Jeremy Hunt imposes new contract—a challenge to junior doctors and the union movement

11 February 2016
Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to announce that he will impose a dangerous new contract on junior doctors.

Junior doctors strike shows how to take on the Tories

10 February 2016
A junior doctors’ strike has challenged Tory health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to push through more attacks on the NHS today, Wednesday. This was the second 24-hour strike by junior doctors in the British Medical Association (BMA).

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.

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