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BMA announces judicial review and more strike action over contract imposition

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i don't think the public gives a **** - we are merely service providers and they are paying (tax) customers. the government will stand firm as if the NHS goes under it will be one less financial drain for the state. i don't see a way out but in saying that i think the juniors are doing the right thing and wish them the best of luck. what will happen is if there is one fatal event as a consequence we will all be demonized. i really think the government will hope that support wears out and the protest runs out of steam. they will do the bare minimum to keep GP partners and NHS consultants on board and wheel out their medical supporters to say how bad the rest of us are. I expect them to go after junior doctors, locums and the rest of the NHS staff. I think the plan is to cut T&Cs across the board to prop up the NHS for a few years and make things so bad that we beg for privatization to improve our T&Cs. The best bit is the public will still vote conservative.

Posted date

23 Feb 2016

Posted time

7:14pm

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