Junior Doctors Announce Three 48Hour Strikes


Junior doctors have announced three further strikes following the Government”s decision to impose new contracts.

It comes as the British Medical Association (BMA) prepares to seek a judicial review into the contracts being forced upon the profession.

Junior doctors say the new contracts will leave many worse off – a claim the Government denies.

The sticking point in negotiations is still said to be the time at which premium pay rates apply, particularly at the weekend.

A petition calling for a vote of no confidence in Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has more than 320,000 signatures and will be considered for debate in Parliament.

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