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junior doctors

The collective name given to graduate doctors-in-training in the UK, which includes Foundation Year (FY)1 and FY2 doctors and specialist trainees (ST)1, ST2, ST3, etc. (formerly (pre-Modernising Medical Careers) termed house officers (pre-registration house officers—PRHOs), senior house officers (SHOs) and specialist registrars (SpRs)).
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Dr Jahengir, junior doctor, speaking to ANI said, "We are demanding for the recruitment of assistant professors on a regular basis.
One junior doctor at NRS, who preferred not to be identified, told Gulf News: "There have been at least 250 recorded incidents of violence against doctors in the state since 2015 and yet the current government has done little or nothing to address the issue of doctors' safety.
The BMA leadership recommended the new contract to its junior doctor members, but in July 58 per cent of them rejected it, in a 68 per cent turnout.
"This is not a situation junior doctors wanted to find themselves in … but in forcing through a contract that junior doctors have rejected and which they don't believe is good for their patients or themselves, the government has left them with no other choice," BMA junior doctor committee chair Ellen McCourt said in a statement.
Dr Johann Malawana, the BMA's junior doctor committee chairman, said: "Junior doctors have always wanted to agree a safe and fair contract, one that recognises and values the contribution junior doctors make to the NHS, addresses the recruitment and retention crisis in parts of the NHS and provides the basis for delivering a world-class health service.
Senior consultants and senior A junior doctor wins support from passing motoristsPictures: ANDREW TEEBAY nursing staff have stepped into cover junior doctors and provide emergency care during the strike.
Look at the early salary of a junior doctor which is around PS24,000 a year for working up to 60-plus hours a week, very little time for a break, your life in their hands, and with every chance of being struck off if a mistake is made.
Dr Gerard Millen, a junior doctor and BMA rep for Birmingham, said junior doctors have been left with 'no other option' but to strike.
Hospitals will be contacting North patients to rearrange appointments cancelled due to the junior doctor's strike, NHS England has said.
If enough junior doctors support industrial action it could lead to doctors downing stethoscopes and walking out of hospitals, proposed pay rise would see the basic pay of a junior doctor rise from 22,636 to 25,500 pounds.
Dr Shree Datta, chair of the BMA's junior doctor committee, said: "Given that inadequate staffing levels have been identified as a major factor in the delivery of substandard care, it is essential for patient safety that this problem is taken seriously."

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