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Junior docs lose legal battle

24th May 2007

A junior doctors' pressure group has lost its fight for the Medical Training Application Service (MTAS) to be stopped.

Remedy UK had taken the case to the High Court and asked for the system for recruiting junior doctors to be abandoned. In May, the Department of Health said they would not continue with the online version of MTAS, but would persist with applicants given interviews through round one of the recruitment system. The judge, Mr Justice Goldring, stated that "although the legal challenge has failed, many junior doctors have an entirely justifiable sense of grievance.?

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