Tag: BMA

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 negotiated earlier this year. 42% voted for, 58% voted against,...

BMA votes against charges for migrants

On the day of the EU Referendum, doctors voted against borders. Report by Nick Evans The British Medical Association voted to denounce charges for migrants trying to access NHS services on Thursday. Delegates at the...

Reclaiming the future – new rs21 magazine out on Saturday

The Spring 2016 issue of the rs21 magazine will be out on Saturday. Order your copy or subscribe here*. Below, Rob Owen gives an overview of the new edition. Part of the union? What should socialists...
Banner Theatre with Chicago teachers after a performance of "Chicago: The Great Teachers' Strike" at Manchester May Day 2016

Chicago teachers join Manchester’s biggest May Day for years

Tara Stamps and Matt Luskin from the Chicago Teachers' Union joined Manchester's biggest International Workers' Day festival for years. Ian Allinson reports. Manchester TUC had organised a huge festival for May Day this year. Despite...

Biggest picket lines yet as junior doctors’ strike action escalates

Junior doctors' continued their strike action today against the imposition of a new, damaging contract and in defence of the NHS, with a full walkout between 8am and 5pm. Despite continued attacks from Tory...

Support remains strong as junior doctors continue strike action

Strike action over the new contract for junior doctors, that health secretary Jeremy Hunt says he will impose, is continuing for a second day in the latest round of action. Support remained strong for...

Dancing on the picket lines – Junior Doctors’ strike continues to a second day

The 48-hour junior doctors' strike, in defence of their working conditions, patient safety and NHS is continuing for the second day. Our reports from the picket lines yesterday can be found here. At King's College...

Junior doctors strike for the third time – reports from picket lines

Junior doctors began a 48-hour walkout at 8am this morning (Wednesday) to oppose the new contract that Jeremy Hunt says he will impose upon them. Doctors argue that this contract is bad for healthcare...

#JuniorDoctorsStrike: The government wants to impose this contract on us. Let’s show them...

The government has stated that they intend to impose their hated contract on Junior Doctors.  Cam Stocks, a medical student, looks at the risks and choices ahead. "7 day care" or not, the NHS will...

#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 to rs21 supporters for sending in pictures. Junior doctors are on strike again...