With that analysis from our political editor, we are concluding our live coverage of the junior doctors' strike.
But the strike continues until 08:00 GMT on Wednesday.
A further 48-hour strike is scheduled for Tuesday 26 January - emergency cover will again be provided
And an all-out junior doctors' strike is planned for Wednesday 10 February - emergency cover will not be provided.
However, talks are ongoing and the two sides are set to get around the table again later this week.