This year’s junior doctor’s conference will be held virtually on Saturday 8 May 2021. Find more information on the conference and submitting a motion.
This event was cancelled due to COVID-19.
The 2019 junior doctors conference took place at BMA House in London on the 18 May. The conference hosted junior doctors from across the UK and gave the opportunity for strong debate on a variety of issues, alongside creating policy and direction for the JDC for the coming year.
Juniors progress in contract negotiations
JDC chair Jeeves Wijesuriya announced the imminent conclusion to the junior doctor contract review, which holds significant new investments to improve junior doctor training and terms and conditions of service. Dr Wijesuriya also highlighted the significant wins for junior doctors this year, including:
- £10 million funding for hospitals in England under the agreed fatigue and facilities charter
- improvements to shared parental leave and bereavement leave
- improvements to study budgets.
- Replay the 2019 conference webcast