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What I got wrong about junior doctors

Junior doctors, members of the BMA British Medical Association, take part in day one of a four day strike demanding full pay restoration and improved working conditions on 11th April 2023 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jenny Matthews/In Pictures via Getty Images)

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