Post Tagged with: "protests"

A masked protestor from the Occupy protests of 2011

Medical Student 101 – A guide to protesting

[box style=”rounded” border=”full”]Jun Lao, Mess Editor, with a brief look at the art of protesting[/box] The gloomy spectre of the junior doctor contract reforms looms over all of us as medical students. Any attempts to escape its ghastly shadow in order to gain a little respite from the crushing despair further news of the attacks bring are simply futile. There […]

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Medical students and doctors gathered to protest the DDRB contract reform proposals at the venue for the (cancelled) NHS Employers meeting

Stories from the Bedside – A tumultuous beginning to fifth year

[box style=”rounded” border=”full”]Jun Lao, Mess Editor, back with a vengeance and raging against the (Government) machine.[/box] With the finish line just beginning to peek over the horizon, I find myself in an increasingly contemplative mood. Fifth year, my penultimate year at medical school, brings with it new responsibilities and expectations. It is becoming difficult to ignore the fact that in […]

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Thousands Protest Against Imposed Junior Contracts

Thousands Protest Against Imposed Junior Contracts

[box] Rob Cleaver reports on last night’s Junior Doctor demonstration at Methodist Central Hall[/box] Last night, thousands of junior doctors, medical students and other medical professionals staged a peaceful demonstration just a stone’s throw away from Westminster to demand a rethink over the Government’s proposed junior doctor contract. The protest went ahead despite a last minute ‘indefinite postponement’ of NHS […]

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