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Children at risk as junior contract dispute drags on, royal college says

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2213 (Published 18 April 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2213
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

Child health services are being put at risk because the imposition of the new junior doctors’ contract is forcing trainees out of the profession, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health has warned.

In a statement issued after a meeting on 14 April with England’s health secretary Jeremy Hunt, Neena Modi, the college’s president, said that the government’s decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors in England …

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