Statement from Leicester Socialist Students on the Junior Doctors’ Dispute

This statement was presented at a Leicestershire Against the Cuts demonstration in Leicester on Saturday 9 April to support the junior doctors: We want to extend our warmest greetings and solidarity to the junior doctors. Universities in Leicester are well represented at this demonstration, and this is in no small part because many students today,…

Junior Doctors VS Jeremy Hunt

Now if you’ve started reading this because you believe I will be detailing the happenings of a medical/political wrestling match, I’m afraid to say you have been misled. Sorry about that. But don’t despair – you could always imagine the health secretary in a Mexican wrestler’s mask, being sat on by someone with a stethoscope…

Students Fight for the NHS

Leicester Socialist Students Society hosted a public meeting on Monday 8th February to discuss ongoing government attacks on emergency service workers, ahead of Wednesday’s planned strike action by the British Medical Association (BMA). Guest speakers included Jeanna Strutinsky-Mason, a registrar in palliative medicine and a junior doctor at Leicester’s hospitals for the last seven years,…