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Former Scottish chief medical officer resigns from BMA over junior doctors’ action

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2092 (Published 11 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2092
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. The BMJ

The former chief medical officer for Scotland, Mac Armstrong, has resigned from the BMA after more than 40 years because of the decision by junior doctors in England to hold an all-out strike over the government’s intention to impose a new contract on them.

In a letter to Mark Porter, chairman of the BMA council, Armstrong said that he could “no longer continue to be associated with an organisation which . …

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