Annual leave entitlement
Doctors’ annual leave entitlementsAnnual leave is defined in doctors' contracts, and is slightly different for consultants, junior doctors, SAS doctors, GPs, medical academics, part-time staff and LTFT trainees, and locum doctors. Local policies usually cover requesting and carrying over leave. BMA guidance
Junior doctors leave (2016 terms and conditions)This guidance explains the basic annual leave entitlements for junior doctors, including LTFT staff. It also provides details on fixed leave and what to do if you become sick while on annual leave. BMA guidance
Junior doctors leave (2002 terms and conditions)A guide to annual leave and sick leave for junior doctors on the 2002 terms and conditions of service. BMA guidance
Consultants leaveInformation for consultants on leave entitlements, possible methods for calculating leave, cover for leave, and details about working on public holidays. BMA guidance
GP trainee annual leave, sick leave and study leaveWe provide guidance to GP trainees on their annual leave entitlements. BMA guidance
Doctors called for jury serviceThis page provides broad guidance for doctors who are summoned by the court to participate in jury service. BMA guidance
Public holidaysThis page sets out standard public holiday entitlements for each of the four nations, explains the implications for part-time workers, and provides examples of how days are allocated depending on work commitments. BMA guidance
Public holidays for junior doctors in EnglandThis page details public holiday entitlements for junior doctors on the 2016 TCS and includes guidance for LTFT staff. BMA guidance
Study, professional and special leave
Study, professional and special leaveWhat you as a consultant or junior doctor should consider when making an application for study, professional or special leave.
Trade union leave
Trade union leave - time off for trade union duties and activitiesThis page sets out the kinds of work that represent trade union activities, trade union duties and provides links to relevant guidance and legislation. BMA guidance
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