Medical academic Contract Wales

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Medical academic contracts in Wales

Following discussions between the Welsh Assembly Government, the employers and the BMA, a model NHS honorary contract for consultant clinical academics has been agreed in Wales, from December 2013.

This new contract will be used for all new appointments and meetings held between existing consultant clinical academics and their NHS and university employers, regarding its application to current staff.


Model contract

Honorary consultant contract for clinical academics in Wales (October 2013) (PDF 73.5K)


Terms and conditions

The amendment to the national consultant contract in Wales covers medical academics in relation to their NHS clinical work, in particular chapter eight. All other provisions covering medical academics university work will be set out in the university contract.



FAQs - honorary contracts for clinical academics in Wales (PDF 76.7K)


Supporting contract guidance

Memorandum of understanding - joint staff of universities and NHS organisations in Wales (Word 23K)



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