Junior doctors strike in Hartlepool

A GROUP of junior doctors have staged a protest against controversial new reforms.

Hannah Bienias feels that the new reforms are unfair, and that they put the public at risk.

Hannah Bienias feels that the new reforms are unfair, and that they put the public at risk.

Over NUMBER junior doctors have walked out nationwide, with some choosing to use the time teaching the public something new.

One of those, Hannah Bienias, 35, is part of a group who are teaching life-saving skills while on strike.

They were holding the sessions outside North Tees Hospital and in Hartlepool’s town centre.

Hannah works at North Tees Hospital in the Accident and Emergency Department.

She said: “We feel the reforms are unfair to the public and to staff.

“It certainly isn’t going to be safe for patients, they’re spreading us too thinly.”

The new reforms have been criticised, with many saying that it will cause more mistakes in hospitals, as well as causing stress for doctors.

Click on the link below to hear what else Hannah had to say.

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