Junior Doctors Set to Strike in England After Talks Fail

  • 24-hour stoppage set to start at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10
  • Medics are protesting new contract that cuts weekend payments

Junior doctors and staff members take part in a picket outside Maudsley Hospital in London on January 12.

Photographer: Carl Court/Getty Images

Junior doctors in state-run National Health Service hospitals in England will go ahead with a strike over a new contract next week, after talks with the U.K. government failed to produce an agreement, their labor union said.

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