Tag: Steve Iliffe

Junior Doctors

In November 2015 junior doctors in the National Health Service in England voted to take strike action if the government did not change its mind about a new contract, which had been debated for the previous two years. Just over…

Local hospital services

In the recent issue of Renewal (24;2;2016) Jessica Studdert, deputy director of the new local government network, makes a good case for transferring responsibility for the NHS from central to local government. Such a transfer would correct the democratic deficit…

The BMA has marched its junior doctors up to the top of the hill, and marched them down again. The manoeuvre appears to have scared the Secretary of State for Health enough to make him back down on imposing a…

Junior Doctors

Junior doctors in the National Health Service in England have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action if the government does not change its mind about a new contract. Just over 37,000 were balloted, 76% responded and 98% voted to strike.…