On Tuesday evening 14.06.16, members from the Trade Union and Socialists against Cuts (TUSC), met with representatives of the Junior Doctors at the Cumberland Infirmary, to hand over a petition in support of them. The petition contained over 500 signatures, collected over two weekends, at stalls in the town centre. The Junior Doctors were preparing to discuss their response to the latest Government proposals.
Brent Kennedy, branch secretary of TUSC, stated, “irrespective of the outcome of the meeting, this petition shows the level of the support for the Doctors, and the fight continues against PFI, cuts to jobs and services, and the privatisation of the NHS”. The Junior Doctors present, offered their thanks for the support offered by TUSC.