It’s just strike, strike, strike with them: they had one 40 years ago; and now, before the dust has even settled, they’re having another
The normal restraints of Parliamentary democracy no longer apply – the Government has a freedom to take unpopular decisions with little threat of electoral payback
Doctors have threatened to quit the profession over a new contract
The professional body says recruitment will become significantly more difficult
'Just received texts from both my parents telling me not to worry about disappointing them if I decide to leave medicine'
The doctor was not put off by Mr Hunt’s brief attempt to explain that he was 'just on his way to do an interview'
Rich Bowman is 27 and works 60 hours a week - yet says he has been branded 'overpaid' and 'lacking vocation'
'Sir David Dalton... has asked me to end the uncertainty for the service by proceeding with the introduction of a new contract that he and his colleagues consider both safer for patients and fair and reasonable for junior doctors. I have therefore today decided to do that'
Study finds long waits at A&E and slower ambulance responses times becoming increasingly common in summer months
First Minister announces £27m funding to train health workers amid fears GPs are leaving profession or going part-time
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust pays sum after admitting patient was not given adequate anaesthetic
Many junior doctors have shared short descriptions of their jobs to highlight how vital they are to NHS healthcare
Support for the strike also remains strong
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Research suggests the drive to replaces nurses with less qualified staff should be reviewed
Online poll reveals depth of disillusionment within profession as second period of strike action begins