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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

    Once more, with enthusiasm, please Subscription

    28 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield's blogging without enthusiasm...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • margaret mccartney

    A strike aimed at the wrong target Subscription

    07 Sep 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    GPs should have drawn a line in the sand over the health act, not pensions

  • copperfield

    And how was it for you? Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 Updated: 31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Try as I might I can't get the image of Andrew Lansley laughing his ass off out of my head.

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • khole

    GPs live in diamond houses and wear gold pants all day long Subscription

    27 Aug 2012 By Through The K Hole

    After the disappointing response to the BMA’s call for industrial action the Department of Health suggests that the real reason why GPs didn’t get involved in the strike...

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