Great Britain in crisis: "It feels like a kick in the face" - that's why a doctor from Great Britain took to the streets

Sarah Dawson is on strike for the third time.

Great Britain in crisis: "It feels like a kick in the face" - that's why a doctor from Great Britain took to the streets

Sarah Dawson is on strike for the third time. "Have to" is the term that the 37-year-old chooses herself. Because she is an aspiring doctor in Newcastle upon Tyne, in north-east England. This week sees the longest strike in the history of Britain's healthcare system, the famous (and now infamous) NHS. Young doctors like Sarah Dawson demand 35 percent more salary. That may sound like a lot, but the after-effects of the pandemic and the shortage of staff have been affecting the staff for years - and thus the patients.

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