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GMC Says Patients Will Suffer if Junior Doctors Proceed with Planned Strikes

September 6th, 2016
GMC Says Patients Will Suffer if Junior Doctors Proceed with Planned Strikes

The General Medical Council, the authority responsible for regulating medical professionals in the UK, has warned that patients will suffer if junior doctors proceed with five days of planned strikes. The GMC claims that the five one-day strikes, which are due to begin next week, cannot be justified. The body has criticised the scale of […]

Hundreds of Appointments and Procedures Cancelled, as Junior Doctors Strike

January 12th, 2016
Hundreds of Appointments and Procedures Cancelled, as Junior Doctors Strike

Hundreds of patients across the country are facing a wait for treatment as junior doctors take part in the first strike in 40 years. From 8am this morning (12th of January), doctors all over England walked out, forcing hospitals to cancel or postpone routine operations, appointments and diagnostic tests. Doctors will be providing emergency cover […]

Junior Doctors to Strike After Negotiations with the Government Break Down

January 5th, 2016
Junior Doctors to Strike After Negotiations with the Government Break Down

Junior doctors in England will strike on the 12th January after talks between the British Medical Association (BMA) and the government broke down. The BMA has confirmed that strike action will be employed next week, with a 48-hour strike planned for the 26th January and a further walk-out set for the 10th February. The announcement […]

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