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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



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What's the point of attending the junior doctors conference


Watch the webcast

Replay the live stream from the junior doctors conference 2019


Follow the conversation

We live tweeted the event from our junior doctor twitter account. See the best tweets or follow the whole conversation. 



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 2018 conference

The UK junior doctors conference 2018 was held on Saturday 19 May at Birmingham Conference and Events Centre.

See the resolutions