Junior doctors are due to embark on three weeks of five day strikes, starting on October 5 [Image: Daily Telegraph].

Junior doctors are due to embark on three weeks of five day strikes, starting on October 5 [Image: Daily Telegraph].

Here’s a hint for Torygraph reporter Laura Donnelly: If the basis of your story on a poll to judge whether junior doctors really want to carry on striking is secrecy, make sure it really is a secret poll!

This one isn’t. Bad luck, Ms D! Bad luck, Torygraph! Best try to check your facts next time!

For clarity, here’s Dagan Lonsdale:
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He makes his opinion blatantly obvious. All things considered, he has a very strong point.

Junior doctors are being secretly polled by union representatives amid fears thousands no longer want to join in walkouts, leaked emails reveal.

A memo sent to thousands of medics suggests that the controversial strikes could be dropped if doctors do not actively express their willingness to take part.

Medics are due to take part in the biggest strikes in NHS history in just over a fortnight, with week-long walkouts repeated every month until Christmas.

Source: Leaked emails reveal junior doctors secretly polled by union amid fears thousands now oppose strikes

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