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Junior Doctors vote No

Medical student Sophie Walton discusses the latest developments in the Junior Doctors' contract dispute. Junior doctors in England have voted not to accept the contract...

#JuniorDoctorsStrike: report on the strike and pictures from the picket lines

As junior doctors across Britain walk out for their second day of strikes, medical student Sophie Walton weighs up where the dispute is currently at. Thanks...

Saturday is not the same as Tuesday: a update on the...

Next Wednesday (10 February), Junior Doctors will take another day's strike action. Here, Sophie Walton gives an update on where things stand with the...

The secret life of the NHS

As junior doctors prepare to strike tomorrow, Sophie Walton uncovers the reality of a working life that has driven doctors to breaking point. The rs21...

Junior doctors vote for strike

Sophie W, a medical student in London, looks at what you can do to support the junior doctors strike  27,741 Junior doctors have voted to...
Photo of junior doctors protest 28 September 2015, London

New deal for junior doctors: still #notfairnotsafe

Medical student Sophie W explains that the much trumpeted new offer to junior doctors still means a big pay cut and unsafe hours.   Jeremy Hunt's offer...

Junior doctors’ contracts: not fair, not safe

Patient safety will be jeopardised by new contracts for junior doctors, argues Sophie W, a medical student, London. That's why she will be demonstrating...

Doing politics differently: Beyond UKIP

In a country pub in Kent, "an occasion of pure love" celebrating diversity and unity sent a message to Nigel Farage that we will...

A national NHS campaigners’ convention: A view from the inside

    Sophie W, a medical student in rs21, interviews Joanna Adams from 999 Call for the NHS , a grassroots campaigning organisation, in advance of their national...

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