Members of the British Medical Association walked out this morning, for 72-hours.

A B-M-A representative’s suggested they might accept a staggered 35-percent pay rise over years, to make up for inflation and other factors hitting how far their salary goes.

The government’s offered 5-percent and a lump sum – and health secretary Steve Barclay says that’s what other workers got:

Dr William Oldfield, Chief Medical Officer at Kingston Hospital, says employing senior staff to plug the gap is costing them lots of money.