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About the junior doctor and consultant contract negotiations


Bradley Kaminski, Junior doctor in A&E Manchester  
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The story so far

Negotiations between the BMA and NHS Employers for new consultants and junior doctors' contracts began in October 2013, the first time contract negotiations had taken place for 13 years. After such a long time there was much to be discussed.

Read what has happened to date and what it all means for your contract.

Get the background to negotiations


Across the nations

The situation regarding changes to your contract is complex.

It depends on your branch of practice - junior or consultant - and what country your work in.

How this affects you across the nations