The BMA is now set to launch a judicial review which will seek to overturn the decision to impose the new contract.
Imposing this contract will seriously undermine the ability of the NHS to recruit and retain junior doctors in areas of medicine with the most unsocial hours, where there are already staffing shortages.
Junior doctors will stage a full walkout later next month in response to Government plans to impose a new contract from August.
On 26 and 27 April, there will be a full withdrawal of labour between 8am and 5pm.
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