Posts Tagged ‘Industrial action’

Nurses want a strike ballot as new figures reveal severe nursing shortages

Nurses have voted overwhelmingly to support a ballot for strike action in protest at low pay rises, as figures reveal growing staff shortages. The Royal...

Junior doctors remove threat of strike action over new contract

The BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee has removed the threat of strike action over their new contract. They will instead monitor its implementation and s...

BMA suspends junior doctor strike action in England over patient safety

The BMA has suspended its planned junior doctor industrial action in England. This follows feedback from doctors, patients and the public, and discussio...

Most juniors are going to find a five-day strike unacceptable and unethical

This nation, like much of the West, has largely abandoned and indeed trashed our Judeo-Christian heritage. This started in the Victorian era, and has re...

BMA rejects calls to shorten or call off strikes by junior doctors in coming months

Five-day strikes by junior doctors in England are set to go ahead after the BMA rejected calls to shorten them or call them off altogether. The ruling c...

The patient view: government and BMA must resume discussions

We urge the BMA and Department of Health to meet urgently and participate in meaningful and sincere negotiations in order to resolve this impasse. It is...

Declaring a five day strike at 10-days notice has ceded the moral high ground

I’m currently experiencing something akin to a mourning process for the junior doctors’ dispute. Over recent months they have patiently built up the ca...

Key reaction: Juniors announce five-day strike over imposed contract

Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers “Employers are shocked and saddened that the BMA Council has supported the call from the Junior Doctors...

Junior doctors will strike for five days between 12-16 September, BMA says

The BMA has today confirmed that junior doctors in England will take further strike action in September. Junior doctors will stage a full withdrawal of...

Junior doctors are pushing for monthly five-day strikes, leaks suggest

Junior doctors are pushing for monthly five-day strikes to be held between now and the end of the year in an escalation of the dispute over their new contr...

Juniors committee pushes BMA to re-start strikes in September over contract

The BMA’s junior doctors committee is seeking to re-start ‘rolling strikes’ from September after rejecting the renegotiated contract. Dr Ellen McC...