Posts Tagged ‘Industrial action’

Fourth strike starts as calls intensify for further talks between BMA and government

Junior doctors in England are taking part in a fourth strike in their long-running contract dispute. The 48-hour strike started at 08:00 BST as the doct...

AMRC on junior contract: “We call on both sides in the dispute to step back from the brink”

Doctors’ leaders have united in calling for the government and the BMA to break their current deadlock over the junior doctor contract and re-start negot...

Junior doctors will withdraw all labour for the industrial action scheduled for 26 & 27 April

One of the junior doctor strikes scheduled for April will involve full withdrawal of labour. The industrial action scheduled for 26 April will change fr...

Junior doctor contract strike begins as Parliament schedules debate on negotiations

Parliament is going to debate whether the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt should resume negotiations with junior doctors over their proposed contract. It f...

BMA to launch judicial review into imposition of juniors contract as further strike days revealed

The BMA is set to launch a judicial review into the Government's imposition of a contract for juniors after it appears they've failed to undertake an Equal...

Government to impose a junior doctor contract on the profession from August

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told the Commons this lunchtime that he will now impose the junior doctor contract. Hunt said that normal working hours...

BMA responds to Health Secretary’s claims that strike received lower turnout

Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, has claimed that turnout for the junior doctors’ strike is lower than for last month’s industrial action, with 43% t...

Public support remains strong for junior doctor strike action, poll finds

Public support for the second round of the junior doctor strike action is as high as it was for the first industrial action in January, new polling reveal...

Junior doctor contract: strike goes a head as government rejects potential deal

Negotiations between the government and the BMA over the junior doctor contract have broken down with no further dates currently planned, reports suggest. ...

Junior doctor strike: BMA suspends next week’s planned industrial action

The BMA has decided to suspend next week’s 48-hour industrial action (26 to 28 January). The decision comes as Acas talks continue this week between t...

Talks re-start on junior doctor contract following “fundamental breakdown in trust”

Talks are set to resume this week between the BMA and NHS Employers over the junior doctor contract following the strike. The Advisory Conciliation and ...