YP Letters: Opinion divided over junior doctors' strike

Junior doctors on a picket line.Junior doctors on a picket line.
Junior doctors on a picket line.
From: Robert Bottamley, Thorn Road, Hedon.

IN accordance with standard Ministerial procedure, 
Health Secretary Jeremy 
Hunt has called the junior doctors’ strike “completely unnecessary”.

Could any reader supply details of a single occasion 
when the Government in 
general, and the Conservative Party in particular, has 
not denounced industrial 
action as completely unnecessary?

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It is odd: one would have thought that over all the years, there must have been one situation when it was called 

From: C F Beck, Tickhill.

IT’S a good thing that those young people demonstrating outside hospitals, shouting slogans and waving placards, were not doctors during the 

Once qualified, they would have been whipped into the Army and sent wherever they were needed, with no negotiations over pay and weekend working!

From: David Treacher, Nelson Road, Hull.

I SUPPORT these junior doctors. Life must come first and patient comfort must always be a priority.