Thousands of people marched through the centre of Newcastle on Saturday, October 24, in protest against changes to junior doctors' contracts.
Some say it will put patients at risk, as the proposals will make doctors tired and more likely to make mistakes. But the government claims the changes are necessary to create a seven-day NHS that woud be safer for patients.
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More than 1,500 junior doctors have gathered in Newcastle city centre to protest against proposed changes to their contracts.
- Junior doctors protest over contract change proposals
- Thousands of doctors protested in London last weekend
A protest march was held in Newcastle today to oppose any cuts to a support and advice service for parents in the city. The Sure Start scheme is being reviewed by the city council as part of plans to reduce spending.
The organiser of the 2014 Jarrow March, in protest against how the NHS is run, says the government will have to listen to them when they arrive in London. Joanna Adams refutes the Department for Health's claim that it's committed to retaining the founding principles of the service.
Delays on the A1(M) between Carville, near Durham and Washington Services because of rolling mass motorcycle protest.
The English Defence League has staged a protest in Newcastle city centre.
The demonstration took place at Midday at Grey's Monument. Police said the protest was largely peaceful and no arrests were made.
Officers are remaining in the area throughout the day.