Doctors are striking: Are patients in danger?

Doctors are striking. The NHS is in trouble. Negotiations have failed. So are patients in danger now?   The problem Doctors hours are divided into two categories; ‘sociable’ and ‘unsociable’ hours. In laymen terms, the nearest comparison would be ‘normal working hours’ and ‘overtime’. The government is proposing to redefine ‘unsociable’ hours, or ‘overtime’, from outside 7am – 7pm Monday to Friday to outside …