Call for resignation of junior doctors' leaders defeated at BMA meeting

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 05 July 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:15
  1. Andrew Cole
  1. Torquay

    Representatives overwhelmingly rejected a demand from the Birmingham division for the resignation of the chair and deputy chairs of the Junior Doctors Committee during a highly charged debate on Tuesday about modernising medical careers.

    They also gave a standing ovation to committee chair Jo Hilborne, who told members that the blame for the “nightmare of MTAS” did not lie with the JDC, which had warned of the dangers since 2004 and had worked strenuously in recent months to avert it. “The fault is with the medical …

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