Junior doctors begin two-day strike

Junior doctors in Cumbria, and around the country, will begin a two day strike at 8am on Tuesday 26 April.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the strike will risk the safety of patients.

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Poll: should junior doctors stage all-out strike?

Junior doctors are about to stage the first ever all-out strike in the history of the NHS, meaning they will walk out of accident and emergency units for the first time.

It's part of a dispute over the imposition of a new contract, which the British Medical Association says would jeopardise patient safety.

Do you agree with the junior doctors taking all-out strike action?

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