The BMA Council has authorised junior doctors to participate in industrial action for five days during September.
The "full withdrawal of labour" will take place during the working day from 8am until 5pm, and it is expected that further strike action will take place.
Junior Doctors to take strike action 12-16 September: full withdrawal of labour 8am-5pm with further dates to be confirmed #junioraction
The medical regulator has urged junior doctors to seriously consider whether or not to take part in a new wave of strikes.
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