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Is anyone aware of the Out-of-hours commitments and corresponding banding during GP rotations within ST1/2 of GP VTS training?
I am due to start as a GP ST1 at the Royal Free in August.
The banding system in GP training works very differently in GP placements compared to the hospital placements. Like in hospitals, you would get the basic pay that is on the same pay scale. On top of the basic pay, you will also receive a recruitment and retainment supplement of 45%. This percentage is negotiated annually, but has remained at 45% for the last few years. This is however NOT dependent on the amount of OOH commitments. As a rough indicator, you will be expected to do one session (4-6 hours approximately) of OOH work per month per FTE. This is is the same in all 3 years of GP placements: when in GP, you will do one OOH session per month. Having said all of the above, you do need to be aware that the BMA is in negotiations with NHS Employers about a new contract for all doctors in training and all of the above may change in the not so distant future. The association will keep you informed of these developments.
Hope that helps.
Chair - GP Trainees' Subcommittee of the BMA
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