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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

  • Improvement is everything

    24 November 2017

    Spiralling demand and dwindling resources mean many parts of the NHS are just about managing to cope day-to-day – often leaving little time to consider or implement projects to improve care and outcomes.

  • MPs adopt cross-party approach

    24 November 2017

    Close to 100 MPs have signed a letter calling on the Government to establish a cross-party group to enhance sustainability in the NHS.

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    Help shape BMA policy

    24 November 2017

    Make sure you have your say in shaping BMA policy by taking part in the next junior members’ forum.