Junior Doctors strike outside Princess Alexandra Hospital
Health / Mon 13th Mar 2023 at 01:59pm
TENS of thousands of junior doctors have launched a three-day strike in a dispute over pay and conditions.
Members of the British Medical Association (BMA) in England formed picket lines outside hospitals across the country in the longest-ever period of industrial action by junior doctors.
The BMA said newly qualified medics make £14.09 an hour, less than a barista in a coffee shop, adding that junior doctors in England will have suffered a 26% real-terms pay cut since 2008/09.
YH went down to the Princess Alexandra Hospital to speak to Junior Doctor Noah Blackmore.
Well spoken Dr Noah. They deserve every penny they're asking and more. Good luck.
Solidarity with the junior doctors! Underpaid and overworked! It’s no surprise they’re wanting to leave the NHS. Government needs to get a grip and start having meaningful discussions with the BMA
I agree with the above comments.....just a shame that it's 'us' the patients that mostly suffer from these strikes. It's also 'us' the patients that pay their wages.
We clapped for them during Covid, now it's time to cough up