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Doctors face discipline over strike

Two doctors who participated in the recent industrial action could face disciplinary hearings after being referred to the medical regulator.

The General Medical Council (GMC) has confirmed receiving complaints about two doctors relating to last month's controversial day of action, which was a protest against sweeping pension reforms.

The GMC has said it would only intervene if industrial action by doctors compromised patient safety, but the regulator refused for "confidentiality reasons" to give further details about the seriousness of the two complaints.