Operations cancelled across the West as junior doctors strike

Hundreds of hospital operations and procedures have been cancelled, and patients have been urged to utilise other NHS services where possible during the 24-hour walkout.

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'The right thing to do is not to strike' says Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is calling for junior doctors to end their strike action today (12 January).

The latest figs from NHS England say that nearly 40% of junior doctors across the country did report for work despite many others choosing to strike.

1279 inpatient and 2175 outpatient 'elective procedures' have been cancelled as a result of the industrial action.

Jeremy Hunt says striking isn't the right thing to do.

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