Bristol March For Doctors, Nurses and the NHS

Bristol People’s Assembly organised march to show Bristol’s huge support for doctors, nurses and all NHS staff.
5pm on Thursday 13th October

Assemble:

Bristol Eye Hospital,
Lower Maudlin St,
Bristol, BS1 2LX

More details can be obtained from Bristol Peoples’ Assembly by following this link Bristol March For Doctors, Nurses and the NHS

March in Support of Junior Doctors

Bristol People’s Assembly have called a solidarity march with Junior Doctors.

5:30pm on Tue 26 April

Assemble:

Bristol Eye Hospital,
Lower Maudlin St,
Bristol, BS1 2LX

More details can be obtained from Bristol Peoples’ Assembly by following this link 26APR Bristol MARCH for Junior Doctors!

Support the Junior Doctors

To drive their message home to the government the junior doctors have announced more industrial action and called for a judicial review into contract imposition.

Strike dates are –

8am to 5pm on Tue 26 April and
8am to 5pm on Wed 27 April

Full withdrawal of labour by junior doctors between the hours stated above. Other doctors and staff will continue to provide care during this time.

8am on Wed 6 April to 8am on Fri 8 April

The Junior Doctors will be on standby, between the hours stated above, to return to work if there is an emergency but they will not do any routine work.

8am on Wed 9 March to 8am on Fri 11 March

The Junior Doctors will be on standby, between the hours stated above, to return to work if there is an emergency but they will not do any routine work.

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Support the Junior Doctors

FORTY thousand junior doctors voted for strike action, with a majority of 98 per cent on a 76 per cent turnout, in protest at Government plans to impose new working conditions and pay structures.The proposed changes would remove enhanced wage levels for weekend working and could lead to junior doctors being forced to work for long hours that would leave them too tired to make safe decisions about patient care.

They’ve been in and out of ACAS several times but the government has refused to back down on imposing dangerous new working practices with Jeremy Hunt’s Department of Health failing to address doctors’ concerns regarding “robust contractual safeguards on safe working” and “proper recognition for those working unsocial hours” in the contracts being forced on the workers.

To drive their message home to the government the junior doctors will be having a 24 hour strike —

from 8am Wednesday 10th February
to 8am Thursday 11th February

The Junior Doctors will be on standby to return to work if there is an emergency but they will not do any routine work.

Bristol Trades Union Council is urging all trade unionists to support the junior doctor picket lines and other events in their support.

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