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Junior doctors escalate action to full withdrawal of labour

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i1740 (Published 24 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1740
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}bmj.com

Junior doctors will withdraw all labour for 18 hours in protest against planned changes to their contract, the BMA has announced.

After a vote by the BMA Junior Doctors Committee last week,1 the association has said that industrial action scheduled for 26 April will change from 48 hour emergency care only to a full withdrawal of labour by junior doctors from 8 am to 5 pm on Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April. Other doctors and staff will continue …

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