How junior doctors in New Zealand fought for better working conditions

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 25 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:cf_frame
  1. Kathryn Frame,
  2. specialty trainee year 4,,
  3. renal registrar 1
  1. 1Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  1. kathrynyframe{at}


Kathryn Frame reflects on what doctors in England can learn from New Zealand’s 2008 dispute over junior doctors’ pay and conditions


  • Competing interests: I have read and understood BMJ’s policy on declaration of interests and have no relevant interests to declare.

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