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27.04.2016 Pressenza New York

Neo-liberalism at Work

Neo-liberalism at Work

Anne Kass When she had just retired after being a judge in a Family Court for 18 years, the Albuquerque Rotary Club invited her to give a speech which words are still very accurate: “Thank you for inviting me today. Since I retired on December 31st, … »

24.04.2016 PressTV

2,500 UK senior doctors back striking junior colleagues

2,500 UK senior doctors back striking junior colleagues

Thousands of British consultants, general practitioners and senior doctors have expressed support for their junior colleagues’ decision to hold an all-out strike next week in a dispute with the government over working conditions. More than 2,500 senior clinicians signed a letter sent to British Prime Minister David Cameron and Secretary of … »

09.04.2016 Pressenza London

UK. Five reasons to support the junior doctors

UK. Five reasons to support the junior doctors

Junior doctors working in the NHS have just completed another 48hs strike against the contract imposed by the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is refusing to go back to the negotiating table. OurNHS, part of the OpenDemocracy news outlet explains why the doctors need and deserve our support. »

11.03.2016 Silvia Swinden

The UK National Health Service is no more, says the WHO

The UK National Health Service is no more, says the WHO

The Independent news headlines read: “Terrifyingly, according to the World Health Organisation definition the UK no longer has a NHS”. It explains that 34% of contracts are now going to the private sector: “It has opened up the NHS to unlimited privatisation. The government continues to deny that privatisation … »

05.03.2016 Pressenza London

NHS staff shortage “shock”…

NHS staff shortage “shock”…

By JOHN LISTER 3 March 2016 for Open Democrqcy, Our NHS The Beeb [BBC] claimed a scoop in investigative journalism this week – but its findings were no shock to most people. This week the BBC led on its ‘scoop’ – obtained through Freedom Of Information requests – that … »

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