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'Striking is just something doctors should not do'

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I also did the horrendous old days (120h a week, up to 19 days in a row) and I don't remember any bloody dialogue! I remember being terrified of making a mistake (when I was awake enough to be terrified) and being routinely belittled and criticised by senior colleagues when I was so tired I could barely stand. I totally support the current juniors in trying to prevent a return to the bad old days. It was horrifically dangerous, and any doctor who says otherwise is guilty of either rose-tinted memory fabrication, or indefensible 'we did so you should too' arrogance.

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13 Jan 2016

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9:53pm

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