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express
Hospital consultants across Scotland paid more than £21 million a yearshowed overtime spending had increased from £125million to £168million over the
Hospital consultants across Scotland paid more than £21 million a year
express / Posted 2 hours ago
showed overtime spending had increased from £125million to £168million over the period. Dr Peter Bennie, chair of the British Medical Association (BMA) in Scotland revealed that 162 consultant posts have been empty for six months or more. He... Read more
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BBC News
UK pay: British workers see biggest fall in wages - TUClife has become a "hand-to-mouth existence". Hannah, who is originally from th
UK pay: British workers see biggest fall in wages - TUC
BBC News / Posted 10 hours ago
life has become a "hand-to-mouth existence". Hannah, who is originally from the Netherlands and previously worked for the British Medical Association for three years, is now studying for a PhD in psychiatry at Cambridge University and her rent... Read more
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express
Note reveals junior doctor 'walked out of shift to kill herself in despair of NHS reform'a new profile picture accompanied by the hashtag #notfairnotsafe. She had also
Note reveals junior doctor 'walked out of shift to kill herself in despair of NHS reform'
express / Posted 12 hours ago
a new profile picture accompanied by the hashtag #notfairnotsafe. She had also shared a link to a petition asking the British Medical Association to support a strike for doctors based on the proposed changes to junior doctors' contracts. An... Read more
15h
International Business Times
NHS consultants in UK earn £1,000 for working 4 hours overtime, Freedom of Information request finds staff. No other member of staff gets triple pay for doing extra shifts," the BB
NHS consultants in UK earn £1,000 for working 4 hours overtime, Freedom of Information request finds
International Business Times / Posted 15 hours ago
staff. No other member of staff gets triple pay for doing extra shifts," the BBC reported. However, Keith Brent from the British Medical Association denied that the issue was related to the contract. According to him, the high-cost rates are a... Read more
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Pendle Today
Lancashire doctor was paid £374k a year in overtime - as well as normal salaryamount hospitals spend on high-cost overtime is increasing. In 2015-16, £168m
Lancashire doctor was paid £374k a year in overtime - as well as normal salary
Pendle Today / Posted 16 hours ago
amount hospitals spend on high-cost overtime is increasing. In 2015-16, £168m was spent, up from £125m in 2013-14. The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants’... Read more
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17h
Irish Examiner
Some hospitals in England have paid consultants almost £1k for four hours work"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Some hospitals in England have paid consultants almost £1k for four hours work
Irish Examiner / Posted 17 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Hampshire Chronicle
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
This is Oxfordshire
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Lancashire Telegraph
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
The News and Star
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
The News and Star / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Northern Echo
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Northern Echo / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
West Moreland Gazette
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Kingston Guardian
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Kingston Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Oxford Mail
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Streatham Guardian
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Streatham Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Bury Times
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Bury Times / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Gazette
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
guardian-series
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
guardian-series / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Harrow Times
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Harrow Times / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
This is West Country
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
This is West Country / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Gazette News
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Gazette News / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Bolton News
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Bolton News / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Wandsworth Guardian
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
North-West Evening Mail
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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19h
Croydon Guardian
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staf
Consultants paid £1k for four hours' work in hospital overtime splurge
Croydon Guardian / Posted 19 hours ago
"I don't think it is very defensible to pay a huge premium to one group of staff and not to other groups of staff." The British Medical Association (BMA) said the payments were a sign of doctor shortages. Keith Brent, the BMA consultants'... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Who is Jeremy Hunt? Meet the Health Secretaryis now the UK's longest serving health secretary. He is currently embroiled in
Who is Jeremy Hunt? Meet the Health Secretary
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
is now the UK's longest serving health secretary. He is currently embroiled in an ongoing row with junior doctors and the British Medical Association (BMA) over plans to introduce a seven day NHS, which requires controversial changes to their... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Thousands of Liverpool children are overweight - and getting biggerOne of the country’s top doctors warned of an obesity timebomb facing Prof Par
Thousands of Liverpool children are overweight - and getting bigger
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
One of the country’s top doctors warned of an obesity timebomb facing Prof Parveen Kumar, from the British Medical Association (BMA), says obesity is having a “devastating impact” on health and stretching the NHS to the limit. One in four children... Read more
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express
Doctors sould prescribe 'lifestyle change' not drugs to tackle heart disease and diabetesspace of time.” Diet and exercise are essential ingredients for a healthy life
Doctors sould prescribe 'lifestyle change' not drugs to tackle heart disease and diabetes
express / Posted 6 days ago
space of time.” Diet and exercise are essential ingredients for a healthy life Professor Pali Hungin, president of the British Medical Association, said: “Diet and exercise are essential ingredients for a healthy life. “Even people with... Read more
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heraldscotland
Jeremy Hunt accused of 'scare tactics' in legal challenge over junior doctors' contractsstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Jeremy Hunt accused of 'scare tactics' in legal challenge over junior doctors' contracts
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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6d
Lancashire Telegraph
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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6d
Northern Echo
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Northern Echo / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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6d
West Moreland Gazette
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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6d
Kingston Guardian
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Kingston Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Streatham Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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Bury Times
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Bury Times / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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Gazette
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
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guardian-series
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
guardian-series / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
6d
Harrow Times
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Harrow Times / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
6d
Gazette News
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Gazette News / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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This is West Country
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
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Bolton News
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Bolton News / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
6d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
40 related stories
6d
Croydon Guardian
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contractstrikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest c
Hunt accused of costs 'scare tactic' in legal challenge over doctors' contract
Croydon Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
strikes of their kind in British history. Junior doctors rejected the latest contract offer put to a referendum by the British Medical Association (BMA) in June. The Health Secretary decided for a second time to impose the contract, leaving... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Legal challenge to imposition of new junior doctors' contract reaches High Courtdecision to leave the EU. He made it after junior doctors and medical students
Legal challenge to imposition of new junior doctors' contract reaches High Court
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
decision to leave the EU. He made it after junior doctors and medical students rejected a contract brokered between the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Government, with 58% voting against the deal while 42% voted in favour. Some 68%... Read more
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The News and Star
Legal challenge to imposition of new junior doctors' contract reaches High Courtdecision to leave the EU. He made it after junior doctors and medical students
Legal challenge to imposition of new junior doctors' contract reaches High Court
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
decision to leave the EU. He made it after junior doctors and medical students rejected a contract brokered between the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Government, with 58% voting against the deal while 42% voted in favour. Some 68%... Read more
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