Junior docs win ‘moral victory’ despite court loss
by Sofia Lotto Persio
JUNIOR doctors have won a “clear moral victory” despite losing the legal argument at the High Court, campaigners said yesterday.
The Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) group said the decision was a win for junior doctors’ group Justice for Health which brought the case, even though they lost the legal argument.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt had to prove he had not intended to “impose” a contract, as doing so would have been outside of his ministerial powers.
As a result of this campaigners are now saying this means NHS employers and employees can seek to negotiate different... read more
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