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Doctors say they will strike

The British Medical Association says that its members will go on strike in June in a row over pensions. ITV Meridian investigates what it means in the south.

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Doctors strike in the South - what it means for you?

The British Medical Association has announced that their members will take strike action in June in a row over pensions.

More than 100 thousand doctors were balloted, with 79 per cent of GPs who responded voted in favour of walking out.

As did 84 per cent of hospital consultants and 92 per cent of junior doctors.

Services likely to be effected in the south include;

  • Knee and Hip operations could be postponed.

  • Routine appointments at GP practices could be cancelled as Doctors work to rule.

  • Appointments in hospitals for routine conditions could be cancelled.

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