Junior doctors’ strike: Work starts to avert next walkout
13 January 2016
From the section Health
The government says the contract changes are needed to create more seven-day services
Attempts are under way to avert a second doctors’ strike in England, as hospitals battle to re-arrange thousands of operations postponed because of the contract dispute.
A 24-hour walkout by junior doctors will end at 08:00 GMT, and conciliation service Acas says it hopes formal talks can restart by the end of the week.
The next proposed strike is a 48-hour one beginning on 26 January.
More than 4,000 operations have had to …read more
Source:: BBC UK