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Junior doctors pledge to continue action unless Hunt improves offer

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h5212 (Published 29 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h5212
  1. Tom Moberly
  1. 1The BMJ

England’s junior doctors remained defiant this week over proposed changes to their contract despite the offer of a meeting from the health secretary on Monday.

Jeremy Hunt offered to talk to the BMA junior doctors’ leader, Johann Malawana, after 13 royal medical colleges weighed into the controversy on behalf of junior doctors.1 But his offer failed to prevent a protest by junior doctors in London on Monday 28 September. Hundreds of doctors marched to Downing Street to protest against the plan to impose the new contract on junior doctors in England next summer.

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