January 2, 2024 4.45 pm

Union defiant, NHS concerned: Six-day junior doctor strikes to impact Lincolnshire hospitals

No local picket lines last month, but hundreds of reported staff absences

By Local Democracy Reporter

After more than 600 appointments and surgeries were cancelled in Lincolnshire by junior doctors going on strike, the latest six-day industrial action is likely to be “much more severe” this time around, the NHS’ medical director has warned.

There will be six days of industrial action, spread out across 144 hours from January 3 to January 9, 2024, with junior doctors, accounting for around half of all doctors working in hospitals, walking out for these days over disputes around pay and working conditions.

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