The British Medical Association said it had authorised "further junior doctor industrial action" in the ongoing dispute with the government.
The dispute over new junior doctor contracts has seen several strikes take place in recent months.
BREAKING NEWS: BMA Council authorises further junior doctor industrial action. More details to follow #junioraction
The medical regulator has urged junior doctors to seriously consider whether or not to take part in a new wave of strikes.
A five-day strike by junior doctors has been called in the ongoing dispute over contracts, but what does it mean for patients?