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Junior doctors to withdraw emergency care in escalation of action


Its about time this happened. For all those people that think doctors should not strike should go into work! I can not see how the government is willing to pay for bail outs of banks and willing to keep the banking industry in the UK (which is good for the economy) but will not invest in the future of health care! The DDRB has suggest pay rise for the medical profession of years but the government has rejected them. Their own parliamentary pay review board has suggested a pay increase for themselves and they have accepted that as "it is an independent body" isn't the DDRB? Doctors should not have to work longer hours for less pay with their profession being put through the mud by other doctors and the media! The NHS was set up for a 7 day emergency service. We have that. We do not have a 7 day routine health care. No country does. It is unsafe and not good for patient care to work shift patterns that will be expected of doctors with the new contract. We should stand shoulder to shoulder with everyone that helps run the NHS! From nurses to porters. As well as the teachers and firemen and other public bodies who are being drowned of resources and working harder and harder.

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23 Mar 2016

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