News SUBSCRIBE Letter of solidarity to BMA Junior Doctors26 November 2015 The Doctors in Unite branch have sent a letter of solidarity to Dr Johann Malawana the Chair of the Junior Doctors’ Committee at the BMA. Unite urges ministers ‘to come to their senses’ in junior doctors’ dispute19 November 2015 Dr Ron Singer, chair of Doctors in Unite (MPU), said: “The overwhelming vote of junior doctors to take strike action is a failure of the government’s treatment of another part of the NHS workforce which it fails to value." NHS in crisis - conference and discussion day on 5 December 201513 November 2015 Why is our NHS under threat and what can we do to defend it? Hospitals, GPs, community health services and mental health services are all struggling due to under-funding and lack of staff. Devastating social care cuts add to the pressures. Privatisation is causing worse care and wasting resources. On Saturday 5 December 10.30am—4pm Goldsmiths College, Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Lewisham Way, London SE14 6NW Unite conference on how doctors can 'save' the NHS23 September 2015 The conference will discuss such topics as doctors planning to work abroad because of the proposed 24/7 working contracts for junior doctors; and healthcare for the victims of torture, asylum seekers and refugees ‘Crisis council’ Bromley faces ‘referendum’ call on learning disability privatisation20 August 2015 Bromley residents are being asked to support the call for a ‘referendum’ on the future of the council’s learning disability services, which faces being privatised on 1 October. How the NHS Was Betrayed - and How We Can Save It31 July 2013 External link - The NHS is in peril as never before and a new book - NHS SoS: how the NHS was betrayed - provides an analysis of the situation. Two of the authors are Unite members and proceeds from the book go the Keep Our NHS Public to which Unite is affiliated. It can be ordered at One World. Viewpoint - Time for a radical, alternative voice for doctors14 January 2013 Many of us have cursed and fumed with the imposition of changes to our pensions and our contract, writes MPU president Dr Ron Singer.