20 Jul 2023

Strikes: Hospital consultants in England strike for the first time in ten years

Health and Social Care Editor

A new law has been passed which aims to curb the impact strikes can have, allowing ministers to impose minimum levels of service.

It coincides with hospital consultants in England walking out for the first time in ten years.

Their two-day strike has reduced services to Christmas Day levels, and comes hot on the heels of a five-day walkout by junior doctors.