Thousands of medical consultants strike over pay dispute


Thousands of NHS consultants were on strike across England in a dispute over payment as the country’s health service braced itself for another wave of industrial action.

Consultants would also walk out on Wednesday when they will be joined by junior doctors in the first joint strike in the history of the NHS.

Junior doctors, who have held 19 days of strike action since March, would then continue their strike on Thursday and Friday this week.

Both consultant and junior doctor members of the British Medical Association (BMA) will again join forces for strikes on Oct. 2nd, 3rd and 4th.

Thousands of operations and appointments have been cancelled as a result of the strikes, with NHS…

Source: Nigerian Tribune