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Junior doctors to withdraw emergency care in escalation of action

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Just to be clear in 1975 the juniors did not stop emergency work (ask the BMA) I was spokesperson for over 200 junior doctors in NE England where they covered emergencies as normal. Mortality went down in the strike so I agree the evidence is that patients will be safe. However who believes that one death will not be spun by the government and press in order to vilify the juniors? That's the world we live in - please don't play into their hands just make the withdrawal of routine work for longer periods. Believe me it worked in 1975 and the public remained on our side (Vital)

Posted date

24 Mar 2016

Posted time

4:24pm

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