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Junior doctors rise up in Poland

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3472 (Published 22 June 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i3472
  1. Katherine Bettany, medical student
  1. Imperial College London
  1. katherinebettany{at}doctors.org.uk
Pawel Supernak/Polish Press Agency

Around 5000 junior doctors from across Poland took part in a demonstration in Warsaw last weekend in protest at poor wages and quality of training, and a lack of regulation of working hours.

Organised by the Porozumienie Rezydentów (Residents Association), which represents junior doctors, the protest drew attention to the working conditions faced …

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