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Junior doctor contract
Junior doctor contract in EnglandRead the terms and conditions of both the 2002 and 2016 junior doctor contract for England.
Junior doctor contract in Northern IrelandDownload the terms and conditions of service for the junior doctor contract in Northern Ireland.
Junior doctor contract in ScotlandRead the terms and conditions and download the model contract for the junior doctor contract for Scotland.
Junior doctor contract talks in WalesFind out about the talks BMA Cymru Wales has entered with Welsh Government about the junior doctor contract in Wales and keep up to date with any changes or progression.
Junior doctor contract negotiationsFind out more about the four-year deal that resulted from the BMA's negotiations.
BMA handbook for junior doctors in EnglandA guide to the new 2016 terms and conditions of service for doctors and dentists in training in England.
BMA handbook for junior doctors in Scotland, Northern Ireland and WalesYour guide to the main contractual issues which may crop up in your work as a junior doctor in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
Consultant contract in EnglandRead the terms and conditions of both the pre-2003 and 2003 consultant contract for England.
Consultant contract in WalesAll consultants in Wales transferred to the new contract with the amendment agreed with the Welsh Government in December 2003. All new consultants are appointed on these amended terms.
Consultant contract for Northern IrelandThere are two distinct employment contracts in Northern Ireland, the pre-2004 consultant contract and the 2004 consultant contract.
Consultant contract for ScotlandSince 1 April 2004, all new NHS consultant posts (including locums) are appointed to the 2004 consultant contract. Consultants in post before 1 April 2004 can move to the 2004 contract or stay as they are.
Consultant contract negotiationsFind out the negotiations the BMA has been involved in about the consultant contract and keep up to date with any changes or progression.
Consultant part-time and flexible workingIf you are working part-time there are a number of things to be aware of. Read our guidance to help you to know your rights.
Consultant resident on-callOur guidance covers the implications of working resident on-call and things to consider before agreeing to it.
Consultant cover arrangementsOur guidance offers an overview of covering for colleagues, reference to your contract obligations, reaching an agreement, renumeration and time off in lieu and GMC requirements.
GP contract England 2021/22GPC England has negotiated minimal updates to the GP contract 2021/22 to give practice support and stability through the pandemic period.
GP contract England 2020/21GPC England has concluded negotiations with NHS England, and we have reached an agreement on changes to the GP contract for 2020/21.
GP contract Wales 2020/21GPC Wales has concluded negotiations on the 2020/21 GP contract - read the details here including financial and non-financial changes, QAIF, improving access to services and workforce initiatives.
2021 update to 2018 Scottish GMS contractThe BMA’s Scottish GP Committee (SGPC) has negotiated further expression of elements to the 2018 Scottish GMS contract.
GP contract Scotland 2018/19This page contains GP contract 2018 documentation and guidance for GPs, including the code of practice, memorandum of understanding, your FAQs and funding.
Previous GP contracts in EnglandSee changes made in previous GP contracts.
Salaried GP contract
Sessional and locum GP contract guidanceA roundup of resources for salaried GPs, locum GPs and their employers, including handbooks, model contracts, advice for negotiations and employment rights.
Salaried GP model contract toolkitAlthough there may be some differences in process in each of the four countries of the UK, the principles of this guidance apply to all.
BMA locum practice agreementThis guidance provides background and information about the locum practice agreement, including model terms and conditions.
Locum chambers toolkitJoining other locum GPs to form a ‘chambers’, a model used by various professionals including barristers and consultants, is an alternative way of organising locum work.
Guidance for locums and employersWhether you are a locum GP, consultant, or an employer of locum services such as a GP practice, we have guidance and fees to help with your negotiations.
SAS doctor contract
SAS contractThis guidance covers the terms and conditions of the SAS doctors 2008 contracts, for all nations, and of the 2021 specialty doctor and specialist contracts. It also offers the terms and conditions of contracts pre-2008, as well as examples of model contracts.
SAS contract negotiationsFind out about the negotiations the BMA has been involved in about the SAS contract and keep up to date with any changes or progression.
Transferring to the 2021 SAS contractsSAS doctors can choose to move to the new 2021 SAS contracts. Read what you should consider and the stages of the transition process.
The 2021 specialist grade explainedThe new 2021 specialist contract presents new career opportunities for SAS grade doctors. Read our guidance on the roles and responsibilities it involves and how you can make a case for meeting the essential requirements of the grade.
Locum working for SAS doctorsThis guidance provides SAS doctors with everything they need to know about locum roles and contracts, as well as what happens if you choose to return to a substantive post.
SAS doctors acting upThis guidance addresses the situation where a SAS grade doctor is asked to cover for a senior colleague for a limited period only and is acting up into a senior role.
Autonomy for SAS gradeThis guidance clarifies the arrangements on autonomous working for employers and can be used as a tool for SAS doctors, when seeking recognition of their ability to work independently.
Medical academic contract
Medical academic contractThis guidance covers the terms and conditions of contract for medical academics who are employed by universities and other higher education institutions in all nations.
Forensic physician contract
Forensic physician contractsThis page provides a model contract and guidance to inform self-employed Forensic Physicians.
Medical manager contracts
Contract guidance for medical managersOur guidance attempts to ensure that all medical managers receive appropriate terms and conditions regardless of their employer.
Overseas trained doctors contract
Contracts for overseas trained doctorsAlthough we are not able to offer legal advice on any overseas contracts, we have provided a check list of what should be covered in your contract.
Public health consultant contract
Contracts for public health consultantsThis guidance sets out important information for public health consultants, whether employed by Local Authorities, Public Health England or other bodies, including contractual arrangements and access to Clinical Excellence Awards.
Occupational health doctors contract
Contract guidance for occupational physiciansThis guidance provides information on all contractual and pay aspects of being an occupational health doctor. Below is a summary of the BMA’s guidance for the remuneration of occupational physicians.
Criminal record checks and declarations
Declaring a criminal convictionFind out what constitutes a criminal conviction, what you must do if you have committed a criminal offence, and why you must disclose this information as a doctor.
Criminal record checks (DBS check)Before you are employed as a doctor, begin a new role, or start your foundation training, your employer will check that you received certification from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), or its equivalent in the devolved nations.
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