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The Panama papers justify the strikes as a battle against corruption

The Panama papers justify the strikes as a battle against corruption

Dr Oscar To Staff writer   The release of the Panama papers this week has left governments across the globe in disarray as it turns out the benevolent elites ruling us are not so benevolent after all. These leaked papers reveal the messy trail that the wealthy take advantage of to avoid tax in lucrative tax havens that allow money […]

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Women are acceptable collateral damage in the junior contract dispute

Women are acceptable collateral damage in the junior contract dispute

Dr Oscar To Staff writer The Department of Health has released the revised junior doctor contract due to be imposed this summer. Alongside it is an equality analysis that has deemed that ‘Any indirect adverse effect on women is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim’ in specific reference to maternity leave and those with responsibilites as carers. These concerns […]

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Junior Doctors Will Strike

Junior Doctors Will Strike

[box]Rob Cleaver reports on news that industrial action will go ahead next month after 98% of junior doctors vote in favour.[/box] The proposed industrial action by junior doctors will go ahead next month after the results of the recent BMA ballot revealed that 98% of junior doctors voted in favour of striking. An estimated 37,000 junior doctors, a turnout of approximately 76%, took […]

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Protest or progress? Taking safety beyond a hashtag

Protest or progress? Taking safety beyond a hashtag

Dr Oscar To Staff writer   Last Saturday saw the demonstration of thousands of doctors across the country in protest against the forceful imposition of new contracts reducing pay by 30% across numerous specialties. This latest protest being part of a wider campaign that has seen mass demonstrations throughout numerous cities throughout the United Kingdom in spite of the fact […]

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Editor’s Letter 2015 No. 12

Editor’s Letter 2015 No. 12

[box] Our Editor-in-Chief airs his view on the new junior contract [/box] They say that the hardest thing about writing is putting pen to paper in the first place. Of course, in this day and age, it is the application of sausage finger to filthy keyboard – nonetheless the point stands. This week though I find it easy to begin […]

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