Strike of resident doctors in England. Newly graduated doctors in England began a 72-hour strike on Monday to demand an improvement in their working conditions and pay, according to the British Medical Association.
According to the BMA, this group of doctors have suffered a 26% pay cut since 2008, based on inflation indicators; so now they are demanding a 35% increase.
The union action of these toilets, more than 36,000, can cause “significant interruptions” in patient care, so there may be delays in some treatments, said the national health service, NHS. Priority will be given to ICU patients, newborns and trauma.
Health has asked the population to only use the emergency telephone line in case of urgent urgency and that priority will be given to people who need intensive care, newborns and those who suffer trauma.
In recent months, the United Kingdom has experienced a wave of strikes in various sectors, including nursing unions, ambulance personnel… All of them with the aim of obtaining better wages due to the increase in the cost of living.
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