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Thousands of junior doctors in England are to begin strike action today, with patients being warned to expect major disruption.
Talks last week between the British Medical Association (BMA) and NHS Employers were "constructive" but did not reach a deal.
The strike is due to last for 24 hours, during which time the doctors will provide only emergency cover.
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The public are being asked to stay away from Northampton and Kettering hospitals following a surge in demand over the holiday period.Read the full story ›
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A record number of new nurses will soon be joining wards at Solihull, Heartlands and Good Hope Hospitals.
The Heart of England NHS Trust has just taken on a hundred and sixty nurses.
It's hoped the new recruits will boost morale and reduce the use of agency and temporary staff.
"We are confident we have attracted the best talent to provide the best patient care and are hugely appreciative that they have made the decision to join us."