Credit score: BBC Breakfast. No pre-roll adverts. Max 60 second use. Junior medical doctors’ strikes will pose speedy “dangers to affected person security” whereas having a longer-term “catastrophic influence” on NHS ready lists with “as much as 350,000” appointments and operations this week being cancelled, the chief govt of the NHS Confederation has warned. Matthew Taylor urged each the Authorities and the BMA to begin negotiations moderately than partaking in a “battle of rhetoric”.