Author: Jordan Davidson

Great North Run 2019 (In Pictures)

Great North Run 2019 (In Pictures)

“Running isn’t about the times it’s about the journey and sheer joy it brings me.” Thousands of people took part in the 2019 Great North Run in Tyneside. According to the event’s organisers, around 57,000 runners registered to take part in the 13.1 mile track, which stretched from Newcastle to […]

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 […]

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

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 […]