NHS goes on strike

Since we seem to have a lot of threads on strikes, it seems the National Health Service is striking for better pay.

With close to 1 million appointments and treatments having been postponed in England since industrial action began in December, and waiting lists hitting a record high, NHS trust leaders have expressed serious concerns about the impact on patient care…

The British Medical Association says a 35% pay rise is needed for junior doctors to make up for what it says are 15 years of below-inflation wage rises. NHS industrial action is estimated to have cost at least £1bn so far…

Official figures show that more than 50,000 more patients are waiting a year for NHS treatment compared to 2022, despite Rishi Sunak’s pledge to slash delays…

NHS England data shows that there were 333,119 patients waiting 52 weeks for treatment in May 2022. By May 2023, that had increased to 385,022.



The English public needs to do a lot better by the doctors. Just being cheap is garbage.

I thought it was the government ‘JCs’.