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UK junior doctors conference

Find out more about what happened at this years' junior doctor conference.


Juniors to re-enter contract negotiations

jeeves_wijesuriya at JDC conference 16x9At the 2018 conference junior doctor committee chair Jeeves Wijesuriya announced, 'The BMA and NHS employers has agreed in principle on delivery of the 2018 review of the 2016 contract.

While we remain in dispute over its introduction, all parties will enter formal collaborative bargaining as equal partners via which we will jointly review and negotiate changes. Following conclusion of this process the package of negotiated changes will be put to consultation by BMA members, and if accepted the dispute ended and contract collectively agreed.'

Read the news story

Read the press release of the JDC chair's speech

Watch the webcast of the event

Download the conference guide and agenda



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Pictures from the conference

See the album


Follow the conversation

Hannah Barham-Brown live tweeted the event from our junior doctor twitter account. See the best tweets or follow the whole converstaion. 




Get involved

Watch the video featuring the 2018 conference chair Gerard Millen, other committee officers and first time attendees describing their experiences of previous junior doctor conferences.



If you have any queries about the conference, please email BMA conferences or call 020 7383 6819.

If you have any questions regarding motions please contact your regional junior doctors committee.


Highlights from the 2017 conference

The UK junior doctors conference 2017 was held on Saturday 13 May at BMA House, London. Its theme was safeguarding the future of the NHS.

See the resolutions