It's even more important to keep a record of your working patterns.
If your job plan hasn't changed, you should still collate data for future job plan negotiations.
How do I access Dr Diary?
Dr Diary is available as a mobile app and desktop tool. You can access reports using the desktop tool at doctordiary.bma.org.uk.
Who can use Dr Diary
Dr Diary is one of the membership benefits offered to all BMA members.
It is designed for consultants and SAS doctors on the latest version of their contract in the UK.
Medical academics and members of the British Dental Association can use Dr Diary although it is more relevant to those on the above contracts who also have at least one NHS employer.
What does Dr Diary do?
Are you working outside of your job plan?
Access Dr Diary reports to get a weekly comparison and detailed breakdown of your work activities, as well as an annualised overview of your job plan. Understand your on-call working patterns and types of activities.
Dr Diary reports will alert you if you’re working outside of your job plan and by how much.
Quick and easy data entry
Copy and paste your entered activities across a day or week for easy inputting.
Get an accurate record of your PAs/sessions
Customise work activities to correctly capture work that has been done.
We're here to stand up for your rights, support you in the workplace and champion the medical profession.
I find it very easy to use, the breakdown of my DCC and SPA activities is very good, and it’s a useful tool for job planning.Dr Alison Thom, Consultant, General Psychiatry
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