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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

Latest news

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    Around 40 per cent of QOF (quality and outcomes framework) indicators for GPs have been removed from the general medical services contract as part of a one-year deal between the BMA Welsh GPs committee and the Welsh Government.

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    Point of no return

    18 April 2017

    A ‘fanciful’ plan to turn the NHS around was revealed last week. It promised to create the most integrated health service in the Western world and invest in urgent care, cancer treatment and general practice. Peter Blackburn reports on the dangers that lie beneath its ambitious pledges

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    Commitment to secure rights of EU workers

    13 April 2017

    The Welsh Government has reaffirmed its commitment to BMA Cymru Wales to do all it can to secure the rights of EU workers in the NHS.


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