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No strike plans for Island junior doctors

English counterparts' walkout won't be followed

The Island's junior doctors won't be taking industrial action following news of strikes in England.

More than 600 junior doctors across the water are planning to strike for three days in December.

It follows proposals by the British government to impose contracts from August next year, which would cut pay and increase working hours.

BMA Secretary of the Isle of Man Medical Association Dr Alex Allinson says we are in a different position to England:

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