PRESS RELEASE – Running Down the NHS: Junior Doctor Contract Part of Ugly Plan

Thursday 24 September 2015

Keep Our NHS Public, which has been campaigning for a publicly owned, publicly run NHS for 10 years, is appalled to learn of the number of junior doctors registering to work abroad (http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/numbers-of-nhs-doctors-registering-to-work-overseas-could-reach-unprecedented-record-10511755.html ) following the government’s refusal to back down on its slashing of their terms and conditions and angry responses by the junior doctors themselves which has not ruled out strike action (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34319670 ). Read more PRESS RELEASE – Running Down the NHS: Junior Doctor Contract Part of Ugly Plan

STAFF CONDITIONS: Junior doctors are NOT expendable. Stop treating them like they were

We take our brightest and our best. We put them through one of the most gruelling, demanding, intellectually challenging training regimes on earth so we know we get the best of the best. Who? Our junior doctors…and now the government sees fit to trample their working conditions underfoot and they threaten to leave. Read more STAFF CONDITIONS: Junior doctors are NOT expendable. Stop treating them like they were

NHS THREAT: Addenbrookes: Don’t mistake the symptom for the disease

Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, is a damned good place to be if you are ill. It is a good hospital. Its reputation remains unsullied and world wide. Yet now the CQC, the government’s health quality “watch-dog” has seen fit to put it into “special measures“, a sign of failure. Why? Read more NHS THREAT: Addenbrookes: Don’t mistake the symptom for the disease