Some cancer patients are being “written off” as being too old for treatment, a charity has warned.
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Thursday 28 June 2012
Doctors have rejected calls to take a neutral stance on assisted suicide.
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Doctors today rejected calls to take a neutral stance on assisted suicide.
Friday 22 June 2012
Medics lick wounds and consider next step in pensions row as walkout passes with little impact
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Almost three-quarters of GP practices will reportedly open as normal on Thursday when doctors take industrial action for the first time in almost 40 years.
Thursday 14 June 2012
Doctors' leaders have welcomed a move by the Government to relax the deadline for the rollout of a new number for non-emergency services.
Sunday 03 June 2012
Doctors are to be challenged by Andrew Lansley to make sure patient safety is not put at risk by their plan to strike over changes to their pensions.
Thursday 31 May 2012
First it was civil servants, then teachers, and now doctors. The list of public sector professions taking industrial action grows only longer. Given the parlous state of government finances, and the sharp squeeze on private sector workers, such widespread obstinacy over still-generous pension arrangements is misguided. From the doctors, it is inexcusable.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Doctors are to take industrial action for the first time in almost 40 years in protest at the Government's controversial pension reforms.
Monday 14 May 2012
Doctors will start voting today on whether to take their first industrial action since the 1970s, in a dramatic escalation of the bitter dispute over the Government's controversial pension reforms.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
BMA will ballot its members in England over 24-hour strikes
Monday 19 March 2012
MPs are to hold an emergency debate on the coalition's NHS reforms tomorrow in a last-ditch Labour bid to keep them off the statute book.
Sunday 26 February 2012
BMA to stage first ballot of its kind for 40 years in an angry stand-off between the Government and the medical profession as the crunch day looms for David Cameron's flagship health service reforms
Saturday 25 February 2012
Doctors' leaders will meet today to consider their next move in the bitter row over the Government's controversial pension reforms, including the possibility of a ballot for industrial action.
Friday 24 February 2012
Leaders of a teaching union today rejected the Government's controversial public sector pension reforms, delivering a fresh blow to the coalition's hopes of ending the long-running dispute.
Monday 20 February 2012
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley was confronted by angry protesters who accused him of trying to privatise the NHS as he arrived at Downing Street to meet healthcare professionals.
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