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It’s easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle: a Christian challenge to the NHS ‘COVID pay rise’

I was rather challenged by Georgie Coster’s heartfelt blog in August on the lack of a pay rise for nurses and other NHS staff in the recent, ‘post COVID’ pay awards. I am one of those ‘hard-working’ Consultants who deserved (according to the BMA and […]

Tribute to Nurses Emergency Staff and Medical Frontliners

Priceless but penniless: The ‘heroes’ denied a pay rise

On 21 July, the Treasury announced a pay rise for almost 900,000 public sector workers. Months into a pandemic, this was surely a perceptive move by the government to cultivate a positive relationship with its valuable ‘frontliners’. However, not everybody embraced the pay rise, because […]

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Debate: To strike or not to strike? (Part 2)

Junior doctor members of the BMA are voting on industrial action over the new contract proposed by the government. Needless to say there is a range of opinion among CMF members on the subject. So we asked two of our members to help us by […]

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Debate: To strike or not to strike? (Part 1)

Junior doctor members of the BMA are voting on industrial action over the new contract proposed by the government. Needless to say there is a range of opinion among CMF members on the subject. So we asked two of our members to help us by […]

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Anger, confusion, injustice – should Christian doctors strike?

  For the first time since 1975, it looks like doctors are lining up to strike. Morale among juniors is lower than ever – over the last five years many of us have seen it dissipate before our eyes. I am sad to see colleagues […]