Junior Doctors Strike

Jeremy Hunt's Seven-Day Homeopathic NHS: Just The Tincture?

Nima Ghadiri | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Politics
Nima Ghadiri

When the practical and economic feasibility of a routine 7-day NHS has been roundly debunked by senior doctors, service providers and analyists, it is only natural to ask how this is going to happen. Maybe, we ought to be thinking a little more naturally ourselves, and prepare for our complementary secretary of state for health to give us a very complementary 7-day routine NHS.

Support For Junior Doctors Begins To Slip Away As BMA Calls Off Strike

Matthew Smith | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Politics
Matthew Smith

The BMA has called off next week's junior doctors' strike, citing patient safety concerns. This may prove to be a prudent move, as new YouGov data reveals that the public increasingly believes that junior doctors are wrong to go on strike.

How I Help Doctors To Leave Their Jobs

Dr Abeyna Jones | Posted 03.09.2017 | UK
Dr Abeyna Jones

You're probably reading this because you had a knee-jerk reaction to the title, considering the recent media press surrounding the planned 5 day walk out over junior doctor contract imposition and a heavily publicised nationwide shortage of doctors.

Watch This If You Want To Know Why Junior Doctors Are Striking (And How Much They Earn)

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 13.09.2016 | UK

Junior doctors are vowing to continue with their next wave of unprecedented walkouts from next month in England despite suspending strike action in Se...

Junior Doctors Begin Their Next Wave Of Walkouts From Next Week [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK

Junior doctors plan to stage stop work action next month despite suspending the first wave of strikes which were due to commence in September. The ind...

These Are The Words Used By The National Press To Describe Striking Junior Doctors

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.09.2016 | UK

When the word “militant” was used earlier this year by Jeremy Hunt to describe junior doctors, there was uproar. But now increasingly strong langu...

Medics Are Starting To Split Over The Latest Wave Of Junior Doctor Strikes

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK

A rift has opened up among medics after junior doctors announced a fresh wave of strikes over proposed changes to their contracts. While the British ...

Junior Doctors Chief Skewered On BBC For Dodging Question On Strike Support Six Times

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK

The leader of the British Medical Association repeatedly refused to answer a question on whether a vote for a fresh junior doctors strike, which will ...

Studying The Kiwis: Could Britain's Junior Doctors Learn From New Zealand?

Nima Ghadiri | Posted 25.08.2017 | UK Politics
Nima Ghadiri

Based on their track record, would they have hesitated to legally challenge the UK government: particularly on Jeremy Hunt's early assertion that we do not already have a seven-day emergency NHS, a proclamation which has already led to well-documented patient harm?

How Social Media Empowered Junior Doctors In Their Fight Against Jeremy Hunt

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

NHS staff are being empowered by social media to challenge the government and organise the biggest protest junior doctors have ever seen, the latest i...

Time to Attack the Consultants: BBC Leads the Onslaught

Adam Staten | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK
Adam Staten

What the BBC would do well to remember before it goes any further down this path is that, whilst it may receive its funding from the government, the money comes from the tax payer. The purpose of the upcoming negotiations is to make the NHS better for our tax paying patients, not better for the well-being of our government's manifesto pledges.

Today Was A Great Day For The Government To Bury This News On The Junior Doctors' Contract

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK

The Government chose the same day the long-awaited Chilcot report was released to announce that a controversial new junior doctors' contract will be i...

WhatsApp Leak Reveals Plan To 'Draw Out' Junior Doctors Strike To Damage Jeremy Hunt

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK

Junior doctors' union leaders wanted to "draw out" the strikes with Jeremy Hunt over new pay and working conditions, a leak of their WhatsApp messages...

New Junior Doctors Contract Is Hailed as 'Win-Win' But We All Lost Out Months Ago

Adam Staten | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK
Adam Staten

It doesn't really matter now what happens with the contract. Come August the shortage of junior doctors will be worse than ever, rotas will be full of gaps and the existing workforce will be even more stretched than they are at present. This will perpetuate the downward spiral of NHS morale and the ongoing departure of valuable staff from the service. If only Mr Hunt had been willing to talk all those months ago.

Defensive Jeremy Hunt Refers To Himself In Third Person

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has said medics and politicians "including the Health Secretary" had "lessons to learn" following the protracted row over the new junior d...

Save Pharmacy or We Risk the Whole NHS

Ian Strachan | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Politics
Ian Strachan

You can’t avoid it; in every newspaper, every day, another story about the NHS under increasing strain from all areas. Statistics show that GP pract...

Jeremy Hunt: Doctors' Pay Deal Is 'Incredibly Generous'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has urged junior doctors to accept the new contract on the table because it is "incredibly generous". The Health Secretary told MPs that m...

Jeremy Hunt Says He's 'Not An Academic' But NHS Academics Are Wrong

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has dismissed top academics pouring doubt on his claim of an NHS 'weekend effect' as getting bogged down in "methodologies". The Health S...

Jeremy Hunt's NHS Deaths 'Weekend Effect' Is Demolished

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt's claim more people die in hospitals at the weekend has been declared a "shambles" after researchers found a key study showed no evidence ...

You Can Finally Kick Jeremy Hunt Thanks To This New Game

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Comedy

The junior doctors' strike and all the event surrounding it has made Jeremy Hunt something of a baddy in the public eye, and that sentiment has given ...

The Junior Doctors' Contract Issue Is Political

Layth Hanbali | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Politics
Layth Hanbali

If the government continues to disregard society's needs and people's welfare, junior doctors should bring it down. Over the past few days, one of th...

Jeremy Hunt Is Cassetteboy's Latest Target

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Comedy

Everyone's favourite mash-up wizards are back, and this time they've got Conservative Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in their sights. Video editing duo ...

The Waugh Zone April 27, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday April 27, 2016… 1) JUSTICE FOR THE 96 There will be a sombre mood at PMQs today, ahead of the ...

Jeremy Hunt Left 'Squirming' Over These Junior Doctors Contract Claims

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Jeremy Hunt was left "squirming" on Channel 4 News on Tuesday after being confronted about his claims that 500 doctors had already signed up to the Go...

Junior Doctors' Placards Deliver A Strong Message To Jeremy Hunt

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK

Junior doctors began the first all-out strike in the history of the NHS on Tuesday - and the trainees and their supporters were out in full force on p...