Video: GPs and junior doctors join protests at Conservative conference

GPs and junior doctors joined tens of thousands of trade unionists and anti-austerity campaigners on Sunday to protest outside the Conservative party conference in Manchester.

Dr Jackie Applebee: joined NHS protesters at Conservative party conference
Dr Jackie Applebee: joined NHS protesters at Conservative party conference

GP members of Unite's Medical Practitioners' Union were among NHS workers who joined the march against government public spending cuts and proposed changes to trade union legislation.

A large contingent of junior doctors was protesting againt the government's proposed contract imposition.

NHS protesters

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