Author: Jordan Davidson

Junior doctors’ strike: “Something has to give,” says Sunderland Conservative leader

Junior doctors’ strike: “Something has to give,” says Sunderland Conservative leader

Following scheduled walkouts across the county on Wednesday, and a protest outside Westminster on Thursday, the government continues to push for controversial changes to junior doctor’s contracts. Junior doctors say Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s proposal for a seven-day NHS will put the safety of patients at risk while the government […]

File photo dated 05/07/13 of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who could impose a new contract on junior doctors after union leaders failed to back the Government's "best and final" offer./Picture by: Neil Hall/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Sunderland junior doctors’ strike: “When 54,000 junior doctors are saying there’s a problem, then, I think, Mr Hunt should listen”

Junior doctors and supporters at Sunderland Royal Hospital went on strike yesterday in opposition to proposed Government contracts.  The action followed a nationwide strike for junior doctors in an effort to protest against a contract the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, wants to impose. John Moore, junior doctor at the Newcastle […]