Published by Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP on 3 December 2014
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In a Telegraph op-ed, Reform Director Andrew Haldenby argued that the BMA’s announcement of a doctor’s strike in December, held over three days, is unnecessary and consistent with its repeated opposition to change in the NHS:
“The BMA’s justification is that the unprecedented strikes are a last resort in a difficult negotiation over junior doctors’ pay. That position is impossible to defend given that not a single junior doctor will see a pay cut as a result, as the Government has guaranteed. In truth doctors have had remarkable protection from public spending cuts, in contrast to other public servants.”
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