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  • steve

    This is what defeat looks like Subscription

    22 Aug 2012 By Editor's Blog

    Rarely has a retreat felt so momentous – and rarely has it prompted such white-hot anger...

  • jobbing doctor

    'What did you do to protect the National Health Service, Grandad?' Subscription

    17 Aug 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    The BMA was an organisation that used to strike fear into the hearts of governments. So when the day of industrial action was called, it was hoped that it would make the Government think again about its planned Maxwell-type act of theft on pensions. There was a sizeable body of support for the action, including yours truly.

  • peverly

    Free at the point of abuse Subscription

    17 Aug 2012 By Phil Peverley

    Well, thank heavens that’s all over. It wasn’t too bad, was it?

  • 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.

  • steve nowottny

    Will the day of action be the end of the BMA's pensions protest - or the beginning? Subscription

    20 Jun 2012 Updated: 27 Aug 2012 By Editor's Blog

    Tomorrow thousands of GPs and other doctors will be downing tools for the first time since 1975

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