Today and tomorrow mark the first full walk out strikes of junior doctors in the history of the NHS. The level of unrest in the medical profession regarding the changes to junior doctor contracts is clear, as is the support of the public in taking the Government and NHS Employers to task over the proposed changes.
As medical students, we are in a unique position to demonstrate that this is not just a struggle for the here and now, but a struggle for the future as well. After all, what are many of us at Barts and The London but the future of the NHS.
Show your support for the junior doctor cause by heading to the picket lines, and waving a banner or two. Or just take a packet of biscuits and a cup of tea for them, it is rather cold today!
Join the group below, and head to the hospitals to help our colleagues in their hour of need.
Royal London: https://www.facebook.com/events/185225905184093/
Junior doctors, medical students, other NHS professionals and the public will be heading on a march from Tommies Hospital to the Department of Health at 5pm. Join them here: https://www.facebook.com/events/581577345338957/
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