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Junior doctors in England plan more strikes in fight for better pay

Junior doctors in England plan more strikes in fight for better pay

Junior doctors in England plan more strikes in June, threatening more strain for the NHS after pay negotiations with the government collapsed without a resolution. The strikes will take place from June 13 to 17, and if the government doesn't change its position, junior doctors plan to stage strikes throughout the summer.
The BMA represents about 45,000 junior doctors in England, and they are demanding wage increases that match inflation. The government says such pay rises would inflame inflation further and push up interest rates and mortgages.

The BMA describes junior doctors as those who are qualified in clinical training and have up to eight years' experience working as a hospital doctor or up to three years in general practice. Strikes by healthcare workers in the NHS have led to the cancellation of numerous appointments and disrupted patient care.
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