February 10th, 2016
Episode 834 of 1699 episodes
Nearly 3,000 operations have been cancelled as junior doctors in England begin a second 24-hour strike over pay and conditions. In our initial coverage of the issue, Sima Kotecha reports from Queens Hospital in Romford and we speak live to Matthew Hopkins, chief executive of Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. Our second item features BMA member Mark Gregory, who has been a junior doctor for 18 months and has organised the picket line at Queen’s Hospital. He is joined by Chris Hopson, who is chief executive of NHS Providers. In our final feature, junior doctor Reena Aggarwal and former GP Dr Henry Goodall debate the issue of long hours and providing adequate care.
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