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Why do we need to advise doctors on redundancies?

It is a sad reflection on the current state of the NHS that we have had to produce guidance on dealing with medical redundancies.

We have written to NHS Employers deploring the potential loss of medical expertise to the NHS and are seeking national solutions on this matter.

Our guidance gives you an overview of the procedures governing redundancy as this can be a complex area of employment law - it is not a definitive guide to those regulations.

Read the redundancy guide


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Medical academic redundancies
Medical academic posts are at risk as redundancy threats loom at a number of universities. If you are affected then read our guidance to find out the measures you should take and what the BMA can do for you. You can also follow links to news articles and contribute to the blogs.

Read the guidance


Mutually agreed resignation schemes (MARS)


We're here to help

Concerned that your job may be at risk of being redundant?

Call us on 0300 123 1233 as soon as possible.

Our experts will give you the support you require to help you through this difficult period.


The stories behind the issue

Talks halt first wave of redundancies
More than a dozen medical posts at an NHS trust have been saved from redundancy following lengthy BMA negotiations

Read more news stories on redundancy issues


Going gracefully - what do you do if your job is on the line? 
We helped one doctor depart with her dignity, and pension plans, intact.