Janis Burns on the junior doctors’ dispute: How can we achieve an outcome that satisfies the majority?
10 May, 16 | by BMJ
As with most things in life, the best solutions are often the most simple, and with retrospect, they were glaringly obvious. The resumption of talks between the BMA and the government was facilitated by our royal colleges suggesting nothing more complicated than a five day pause. A ceasefire called for by the natural mediators. What could have been more obvious or simple?
Now the negotiators for both parties are rising to an almighty challenge with the weight of an entire profession and the UK public resting on their shoulders.