Junior doctors in High Court

  • September 19th, 2016
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Justice for Health, a campaign group formed by junior doctors, will go to the High Court on the 19th and 20th September to challenge the new junior doctor contract. The new contract, which is due to be introduced next month, has been described as ‘unsafe and unsustainable’ by the campaign group. The group have received […]

Junior doctors’ strike called off

  • September 7th, 2016
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The British Medical Association (BMA) has called off the junior doctors’ strike, which was due to take place in September, after NHS England warned hospitals had not been given enough notice. The BMA junior doctors’ committee chair Dr Ellen McCourt said: “Patient safety remains doctors’ primary concern. “While the BMA provided more than the required […]

Junior doctors will stage a series of five-day strikes

  • September 1st, 2016
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The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced junior doctors will stage the first national five-day strike in the history of the NHS next month following Jeremy Hunt’s imposition of the new contract. The strike will take place from 8am to 5pm every day from the 12th to 16th September. Ellen McCourt, the BMA junior doctors’ […]