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'We are fighting for an NHS where we can work safely'

Pulse speaks to GP trainees at Abbey Medical Centre in north west London on the day of the junior doctor strike 

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  • Full support....

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  • Vinci Ho

    If over ninety odd percents of these junior doctors felt they were unfairly treated and oppressed by the government ,this is not greed. The fact that patients' lives are dependent on them , the government has the final responsibility to ensure this crisis is resolved . It is not like this is simply a tug of war between two parties with equal statue. Quite the opposite , these young doctors are following a route of civil disobedience and non-cooperation simply because they , like most of us , are not in possession of any power or authority.
    This campaign will live in these youngsters' memory for the rest of their lives when they stood up themselves against a tyranny over-stepping them and jeopardised health being of all people In this country. The names of the politicians involved are already written down in history and they will be judged.
    For those ,who are still doubting the motive of this inevitable rebellion to a government which only cares about reaching economic surplus in fixed period of time and is clearly losing the trust and credibility of people fast and furious only seven months after being elected ,please remember that you are living in a country where true democracy is a social norm and common sense. There is no place for parenthood politics with the temptation to 'educate' and suppress our young generation(s) out of one's pride and prejudice .
    ''Those with no virtue holding power in high position in a hierarchy , spread the evil through the most''(不仁者居高位,是播其惡於衆也。)
    ''If this can be endured, what else cannot be? If this can be tolerated, then what can be called intolerable?(事可忍,孰不可忍。)''
    Analects :Confucius

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  • Vinci Ho

    It is a privilege to say and do the 'right' thing at the right place at right time in history .
    These opportunities do not come very often in your life and yes, they have consequences , good or bad but I would say : no regrets.....

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