The BMA called on us all to take industrial action. About a third of GP surgeries supported the day’s inaction. Some Hospital Consultants also agreed to attend work but do no routine activities. Why?
· In 2008,the BMA had talks with the government and reached an agreement over doctor’spensions. Neither side was particularly happy with the pension plans but it went ahead anyway. It raised the pensionable age for doctors and reduced pension payments too.