UK junior doctors’ pay demands ‘unreasonable’ – health minister
12 April 2023 | 3:24 pm
British health minister Steve Barclay said on Tuesday that junior doctors were making "unreasonable" pay demands as they began a four-day strike that is likely to cause unprecedented disruption to the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).
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