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.