Doctors to Strike

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-04/u-k-junior-doctors-to-strike-next-week-after-talks-break-down

Junior doctors at state-run National Health Service hospitals in England will strike over pay and conditions next week after talks with the U.K. government broke down.

The doctors — medical-school graduates who are training to be consultants or family practitioners — will provide emergency care only for 24 hours starting at 8 a.m. on Jan. 12 and stage a similar 48-hour protest two weeks later, their labor union, the British Medical Association, said in a statement on its website Monday. A full-scale nine-hour strike is scheduled for Feb. 10…

“Those talks ended on Monday, Jan. 4, and, regrettably, without the significant progress we were seeking,” the BMA said in its statement. “As a result, junior doctors in England will be taking industrial action for the first time in 40 years.”

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