Junior Doctors: What next?
On the 24th September the Junior Doctors Committee (JDC) of the BMA voted to suspend industrial action.
This has been followed by a huge amount of criticism from some junior doctors, despite many local junior doctor reps reporting that appetite for industrial action had fallen prior to the announcement of the suspension.
This has left junior doctors in a very difficult position. Some junior doctors are extremely angry. Within the Junior Doctors Contract Forum on facebook, just short of 2000 have been advocating the reinstatement of industrial action, but there also exists a quieter but insistent group who want to get on with working to implement the contract. Both these groups are in reality probably dwarfed by the the majority who have disengaged from the debate all together and have just gone back to work.
The overall goal remains the same: the best possible contract for junior...
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