Tag : industrial action
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Our newest blogger calls on the BMA to be more imaginative
This is what defeat looks like Subscription
Rarely has a retreat felt so momentous – and rarely has it prompted such white-hot anger...
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It's a testing time for our GP to be as she stares in the face of a PSQ
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.
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Well, thank heavens that’s all over. It wasn’t too bad, was it?
A pussy-footed sort of protest Subscription
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.
Tomorrow thousands of GPs and other doctors will be downing tools for the first time since 1975