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Junior doctor contract: progress made

In November 2016, the JDC agreed to re-open talks between the co-chairs and NHS Employers to address key concerns about the contract.

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The story so far

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    Implementation timeline

    The contract is being introduced in a phased approach according to the rota schedule. Find out how it may affect you.

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    How we got here

    Contract negotiations began over two years ago. Find out how far we have come.

  • Your feedback

    We understand you have questions and concerns about the contract. Let us know and we'll do our best to help you.

NHS Employers final Terms & Conditions

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Latest contract details

On 6 July NHS Employers released the final terms and conditions of service for junior doctors in England.

Check the NHS Employers website

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