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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

  • Patient sitting next to hospital bed 20687

    Two juniors left to oversee 400 patients

    19 September 2017

    Two junior doctors were left looking after more than 400 patients during a ‘very unsafe shift’ at a stretched hospital, according to an official report.

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    Move to phase out coal power

    19 September 2017

    Doctors have welcomed the Government’s step towards phasing out ‘unabated’ coal-powered energy generation by 2025.

  • Kayode Adedeji

    Of benefit to both parties

    18 September 2017

    The international medical training fellowship gives doctors from developing countries the opportunity to learn new skills while contributing to the destination country’s health system


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