What is a junior doctor?
Junior doctors make up almost half of all doctors in hospitals in England, and can have up to ten years of practical medical experience.
The cost of training a doctor
It’s wrong to say that training a doctor costs "the taxpayer" £230,000.
Junior doctors' contracts: an introduction to the dispute
Members of the British Medical Association voted against the junior doctors contract agreed in May. The government will introduce the contract from October. Here’s our guide to the dispute.
The new junior doctors’ contract and their reaction
We’ve looked into some of the elements included in the new junior doctors’ contract, including pay and working hours, and the junior doctors’ response.
Are 125,000 operations predicted to be cancelled?
Although reports have varied, the government and health bosses are now agreed that around 125,000 operations are expected to be cancelled over junior doctors’ strikes between September and December.
Why is the government accusing the BMA of lying?
The government has accused doctors' union the BMA of lying to its members over the pay offered in a new junior doctors' contract. Here's why.
Are junior doctors getting a pay cut?
Weekend pay is a major sticking point in negotiations between junior doctors and the government. What do we know about what proposals will mean for pay?
No evidence that junior doctors' strike will put 200 lives at risk
It's been suggested that junior doctors' strike action could put 200 lives at risk, but that number isn't backed up by any published evidence.
Did 98% of junior doctors vote to strike?
It's correct that 98% of junior doctors who voted on the issue backed a strike, but not that 98% of all junior doctors voted to strike.