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The picket line today outside King’s College Hospital in London, as thousands of junior doctors begun the first all-out strike in the history of the NHS after the Health Secretary said the Government would not be “blackmailed” into dropping its manifesto pledge for a seven-day health service. The impasse between the Government and the British Medical Association (BMA) prompted the industrial action, from 8am to 5pm on Tuesday and again on Wednesday.
Junior doctors and staff members take part in a strike outside St Thomas’ Hospital on in London, England. Junior doctors in England are currently taking part in a 48 hour strike, their fourth in their long-running dispute with the government over contract changes.
A junior doctor carries a placard as she walks to join a picket outside Kings College Hospital in London. Junior doctors in England have gone on strike in a dispute with the government over a new contract
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NHS workers hold placards during a strike, outside St Pancras Hospital in London. Thousands of health workers in Britain went on strike on Monday to protest against a pay freeze, the first walk out over pay in the country’s state-run National Health Service (NHS) for over thirty years.
A delegate wears a T-shirt showing his support for the National Health Service outside the conference hall at the Labour party conference in Brighton, UK.
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Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first Minister unveils a 3D visualisation of a human head and neck on Wednesday in Glasgow, Scotland. Commissioned by NHS Education for Scotland and designed by Glasgow School of Arts Digital Design Studio, the visualisation will revolutionise medical and dental training.