Junior Doctors

The NHS Runs On Its People: Beat Them Down And You Will Have Nothing Left

Louise Ridley | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK
Louise Ridley

Hunt is setting himself against the most essential element of our health organisation: its people. They are on the edge, and they deserve nothing but respect.

This Junior Doctor Just Channelled Jessie J To Explain The NHS Crisis Perfectly

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.10.2015 | UK

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Junior Doctors: Don't Strike, Leave

James Gupta | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education
James Gupta

You're an intelligent, highly trained human being with a strong desire to help people - and that makes you incredibly valuable in a whole range of careers.

Junior Doctors Contract - It's Not About the Money

Pooja Jassal-Prior | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Politics
Pooja Jassal-Prior

Junior doctors work long hours and these proposals will remove the safety limits that ensure doctors are not over tired. Being fatigued and stressed impairs judgement and increases the chances of mistakes. Would you want a tired and over worked doctor making life and death decisions about you or your family? Neither would we!

A Letter to My Daughter - Letters for the NHS

Dr Zoe Norris | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Dr Zoe Norris

You broke my heart today. You didn't realise. We were playing together, sat on the floor with your little sister, you holding one of your Elsa dolls. You turned to me and said "Mummy, when I grow up I want to be a doctor". I asked you why, and you said "So I could go to work with you Mummy, then I would see you more". That was the moment.

Jeremy Hunt Trying to 'Take on' Junior Doctors Is Precisely the Wrong Approach

Heidi Alexander | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Politics
Heidi Alexander

Jeremy Hunt needs to withdraw the threat of contract imposition, and re-engage in a dialogue with the BMA. He must give an assurance to the BMA that talks will be meaningful, that he is prepared to compromise and that he will put forward a better deal that won't put patients at risk. Now is not the time for high-handed demands which are neither fair nor safe.

The Smokescreen of the Junior Doctor Contracts

Nick Aresti | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Politics
Nick Aresti

This contract change is not only unjustified, but also plain and simply wrong. Goodwill is the oil that lubricates the NHS machine, and junior doctors its fuel. Both are at risk of quickly becoming in short supply.

Court Freezes Careers of 90,000 Indian Doctors

Rita Pal | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK
Rita Pal

90,000 doctors have had their careers stalled by the significant delays of India's Supreme Court. Fury gripped the medical community due to the bureaucratic nightmare that has pushed their patience to the limit.

Part-Time Doctors are not A 'Risk' to the NHS

Rita Pal | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK
Rita Pal

Instead of blaming the influx of women doctors into the profession, the medical establishment should be reviewing their previous mistakes. They should then find ways of correcting the current problems.

NHS Chief Seek End To 'Killing Season' Of Junior Doctors

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

Patients are put at risk when junior doctors start work, the NHS medical director has said as he outlined measures to end the so-called health service...

NHS Takes on Another Class of Junior Doctors: "It's Guaranteed to be a Shambles but it's not the end of the World"

Nik Darlington | Posted 27.09.2011 | UK Politics
Nik Darlington

For thousands of young people in Britain, next Wednesday is the biggest day of their life so far. They have waited at least five, perhaps six, years for this moment. On 3 August a new intake of junior doctors take their first cautious steps on to hospital wards. Should you be concerned?

Celebrity "IT" doctors?

Rita Pal | Posted 17.09.2011 | UK
Rita Pal

So when on call for long periods, junior doctors really do have a lot in common with those party girls from LA. It's the simple life we live. We can do thin, we can do catwalks and we do community service but get paid for it.