junior doctors

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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Patna: At least 16 patients died for want of proper medical attention in Bihar as the health services remained badly affected in state's premier Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) for the second consecutive day on Friday owing to strike by the junior doctors.
In November 2015 junior doctors in the National Health Service in England voted to take strike action if the government did not change its mind about a new contract, which had been debated for the previous two years.
The British Medical Association did reach agreement on the above terms, but when they put it to junior doctors it was voted down in July by 58% to 42%, with a 68% turnout.
FEARS over patient safety have been sparked after junior doctors announced five days of strike action.
On 6 July the Health Secretary outlined the phased introduction of the new junior doctors contract from October 2016 in an update to Parliament.
LONDON, Dhu-AlQa'dah 29, 1437, Sep 1, 2016, SPA -- British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday condemned as "totally irresponsible" a plan by junior doctors in England to hold a five-day strike after the industry's trade union escalated a long-running dispute with the government, Reuters reported.
British Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Thursday condemned as "totally irresponsible" a plan by English junior doctors to hold a five-day strike after the industry's trade union escalated a long-running dispute with the government.
JUNIOR doctors are considering further strikes in September after rejecting Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's proposed new contract.
Junior doctors and medical students across England have voted to reject a contract deal between the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Government.
The agreement will be voted on by thousands of junior doctors across England in a ballot on June 17, with results due to be announced on July 6.
ROYLE Family star Ricky Tomlinson joined junior doctors on the picket line yesterday as the all-out strike entered its second day.

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