Doncaster junior doctors on two day strike

Two days of industrial action by junior doctors in Doncaster began today.

Wednesday, 6th April 2016, 10:45 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th April 2016, 10:46 am

The strike is taking place over a 48-hour period at Doncaster Royal Infirmary and began at 8am this morning, and will finish at 8am on Friday, April 8.

A spokesman said: “The hospital has contacted all patients whose appointments will be affected by the strike.

“If you have an appointment and have not been contacted please attend as usual.

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“People in need of urgent and emergency care will continue to receive the treatment they need and, as always, patient safety and quality care remains a top priority.”

This is the fourth walkout in a long-running contract dispute over a Government move to impose changes to pay and conditions from the summer.