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Five minutes with . . . Johann Malawana, chair of BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 25 November 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6332
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. 1BMJ Careers

Earlier this month 98% of junior doctors in England who took part in a BMA ballot voted in favour of industrial action against changes to their contract. Despite this mandate for action, the BMA is still keen to avert the action and reach a negotiated agreement, Johann Malawana tells The BMJ

“I think we’ve always been clear that our primary aim is not to go into industrial action at all costs. Our primary goal is to try to end up with a negotiated settlement and a negotiated contract, and we’ve said that all …

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