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  • copperfield

    Burn your paperwork and grab a Waitrose hamper Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 Updated: 31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    I mean, what is the point? Just what is the sodding point of a strike that doesn’t inconvenience anybody? We’re planning to withdraw our labour on June 21, a day that will go down in infamy.

  • copperfield

    If the profession wasn't angry before, it will be now Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 Updated: 31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    So now it’s stage two - stage one, of course, having been a strange kind of industrial action in which, instead of shouting ‘scab’ at those crossing the picket line, we mumbled ‘sorry’ to those we were supposed to be inconveniencing.

  • copperfield

    Once more, with enthusiasm, please Subscription

    28 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield's blogging without enthusiasm...

  • copperfield

    Two bits of good news about revalidation Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Wondering how they’re going to fulfil the GMC’s recent guidance requiring feedback from 15 doctors for revalidation purposes? Here’s two bits of good news.

  • copperfield

    Voting for an option that's not an option? This ballot's got me ticked off Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 Updated: 31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    OK, so let’s get this straight. The BMA’s pensions ballot will ask us two questions. Whether we’d be willing to take part in industrial action short of a strike. And, er, whether we’d be willing to strike - even though the BMA has categorically ruled out strike action. Are you following this? No, me neither. Apparently, it’s something to do with obscure legal issues requiring a ‘yes/yes’ vote

  • khole

    A body, washed up Subscription

    27 Aug 2012 By Through The K Hole

    They found it washed up on the beach

  • kambiz

    A plea for more action Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Kambiz Boomla

    Our newest blogger calls on the BMA to be more imaginative

  • peverly

    A pussy-footed sort of protest Subscription

    17 Aug 2012 By Phil Peverley

    So, tomorrow, we’re all on strike. That’s the public perception. That’s what everybody thinks, if they think about it at all, which most people won’t. There may be about a million interactions between the public and primary care on any given weekday, which sounds a lot. But it also means that there are another 59 million interactions across the UK that don’t happen.

  • kambiz

    Attack on pensions is crucial to privatisation agenda Subscription

    25 Aug 2012 By Kambiz Boomla

    It didn’t take long, did it? Why are the BMA backing out on us now?

  • Andy-Field_8434_300px

    Campaigning for local services Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By Andy Field/ CCG Insight

    Dr Andy Field explains how the fight for Lewisham hospital has galvanised him to look at how GPs can take a stronger stance against privatisation and cuts

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