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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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    NHS England’s delivery of promised funding and support to GP practices has often been ‘confusing and inadequate’ and doctors need support to ensure they can give patients safe and effective care.

  • Tatty football in goal

    Call to ban alcohol advertising from football

    27 April 2017

    Campaigners have called for football to be an alcohol-free space after a research revealed the extent of marketing of alcohol at a major tournament last year.

  • Labour sets out healthcare priorities

    26 April 2017

    The end of the pay cap and legislation to ensure safe NHS staffing would be among the priorities of a future Labour government, a conference has heard.


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