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The ‘Hunt’ for surplus-value: what all ‘junior’ doctors should know about the government’s plans – Agent of History
"Forget patient safety, the government’s real goal is the privatisation of the NHS. A fundamental precondition of this is the drastic reduction of labour costs. The extension of the working day is a crucial element of this. This will have terrible effects on the lives of both doctors and, of course, the patients they diligently serve. Consultant hospital doctors and nurses know this and have been outspoken in their support for their ‘junior’ colleagues. So, don’t believe the media. The greatest threat to our health and livelihoods is not the ‘greed’ of ‘junior’ doctors, but the interests of capital that our political establishment ceaselessly promotes."
NHS  doctors  strike  HuntJeremy  privatisation  healthcare  neoliberalism  work  labour  pay  wages  value  hours 
january 2016 by petej

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