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Junior NHS Doctors Balloted Over Future Strike Action

The British Medical Association is asking its junior members if they'd be interested in having a strike as a disagreement over new work contracts turns nasty, with the end result being a possible strike or some sort of work-to-rule protest. Read More >>

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Junior Doctors’ Pay Won’t Be Cut and They Won’t Need to Work Extra Hours, Says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has offered assurances that the vast majority of junior doctors won’t be adversely affected by the government’s new contracts. There have been huge fears that junior medics’ salaries could soon be cut by up to 30 per cent, with medics also threatening strike action. However, Hunt says there’s nothing to worry about. Read More >>