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Junior doctors lose High Court legal challenge against health secretary

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For those who had sponsored Justice for Health, you should receive a long e-mail and this is the 'final message': Our final message: ''We have worked very hard to get this case to court and we are thankful to have had the opportunity to hold Mr Hunt to account. The judicial review proceedings were necessary to gain clarity in the law and force Mr Hunt to answer for his conduct. We hope it sets a precedent for better ministerial conduct and deters the SoS from making statements about imposition on other NHS staff groups. After a short break, Justice for Health may explore further legal challenges and campaigns we could help take forward on behalf of NHS staff and patients. Whilst we hoped for the top result, we have met our initial goal to extract clarity from the SoS and will now move on. We resolve to help the BMA to exert legal pressure in any way possible to combat the exploitation of NHS staff and annihilation of good quality patient care we have witnessed at the hands of this Health Secretary.''

Posted date

28 Sep 2016

Posted time

3:10pm

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