Fairness for the frontline
Demanding a pay rise for NHS consultantsConsultants have given their all in leading the fight against COVID-19. Yet, their real terms pay has been slashed year-on-year. Add your voice to the campaign to start to restore the pay taken from consultants in England.
Junior doctors' pay scales
Pay scales for junior doctors in EnglandThe basic pay scales for junior doctors in training in England.
Pay scales for junior doctors in ScotlandThe basic pay scales for junior doctors in training in Scotland.
Pay scales for junior doctors in WalesThe basic pay scales for junior doctors in training in Wales.
Pay scales for junior doctors in Northern IrelandThe basic pay scales for junior doctors in training in Northern Ireland.
Consultants' pay scales
Pay scales for consultants in EnglandThe basic pay scales for NHS consultants in England.
Pay scales for consultants in ScotlandThe basic pay scales for NHS consultants in Scotland.
Pay scales for consultants in WalesThe basic pay scales for NHS consultants in Wales.
Pay scales for consultants in Northern IrelandThe basic pay scales for NHS consultants in Northern Ireland.
Specialty and associate staff doctors' pay scales
Pay scales for SAS doctors in EnglandThe basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in England.
Pay scales for SAS doctors in ScotlandThe basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in Scotland.
Pay scales for SAS doctors in WalesThe basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in Wales.
Pay scales for SAS doctors in Northern IrelandThe basic pay scales for specialty and associate staff (SAS) doctors in Northern Ireland.
SAS pay progressionAs a SAS doctor, progressing through the pay scales will mean meeting specific requirements outlined in two thresholds, as well as a collection of evidence to further support your progression.
Other doctors' pay
Salaried GPs' pay rangesPay ranges for salaried GPs are set by the DDRB. See the ranges here.
Declaring GP earnings over £150,000Eligible GPs will need to declare any NHS earnings over the threshold annually. Read who the rules on pay transparency affects, what it means for you and the BMA's position.
Medical academics' pay scalesThis guidance covers what medical or clinical academics should be paid, including protections for those trainees transferring to the 2016 pay scale and what pay premia and additional awards academics are entitled to.
Armed forces doctors' pay scalesRead about the latest pay agreement and recommended salaries for armed forces doctors.
Occupational physicians' pay scalesDoctors working as occupational physicians outside the NHS – both as employees and self-employed contractors – should earn at least as much as those in the NHS.
How doctors' pay is decided
Doctor's annual pay review from DDRBRead our response and submission to the 2021/22 report from the DDRB (Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration).
How NHS doctors’ pay is decidedHow much doctors earn in the NHS is reviewed annually by the DDRB, which makes recommendations to the Government.
Review of the gender pay gap in medicineDHSC commissioned an independent review of the gap between men’s and women’s earnings in medicine. It aims to pinpoint the causes of the gender pay gap, and how they can be addressed.
Consultant award schemes
Consultant award schemes and clinical excellence awards (CEA)Information on the national CEAs and discretionary points, including everything you need for application, what you need to demonstrate, award values and details of the award schemes in the devolved nations.
Clinical excellence awards (CEA) agreement negotiationsThis guidance covers questions on the CEA agreement, including what it means if your employer has failed to run awards rounds in the past or if it will in the future. We also cover how it affects your pension.
Understanding your payslip - junior doctors on the 2016 contractThere may be some terms on your payslip that are unfamiliar to you. Our sample junior doctor payslip explains all the different elements of pay that you might receive.
Understanding your payslip - junior doctors on the 2002 contractAvoid the nasty surprise of getting underpaid by making sure your tax and pay details are correct from the beginning of your new job. Check your payslip.
Understanding the consultants' payslipWe navigate consultants' payslips, what it all means and what you need to look out for.
Understanding the consultants' payslip in ScotlandIn this short guide, our goal is to demystify some of the entries on the consultant payslip, and also flag up the areas that you may need to look at more carefully.
Less than full-time trainees' pay explainedExplaining pay for those working LTFT (less than full-time), including examples, weekend allowance, on-call, transitional pay and flexible pay.
How pay banding worksPay banding affects how you are paid. Find out what pay band you should be as a flexible or full-time trainee junior doctor. Use our pay band calculator.
Rebanding for junior doctorsFor junior doctors on the 2002 contract, rebanding takes place when employers change the banding of their post and rota. Employers must comply, pay should be protected, and trainees can appeal.
Travel expenses for doctorsClaiming travel expenses can be very confusing as it may be unclear, particularly in England, which policy you should be following. We lay down the rates and your rights.
Expenses for junior doctors relocating for workIf you have to move home to further your junior doctor training or for the service, you may be eligible for relocation expenses. Find out what types of costs you can reclaim.
Transitional pay protectionGuidance on transitional pay protection for junior doctors under the 2016 terms and conditions. Our transitional pay protection tool can be used to determine the type of pay protection you may be eligible for.
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