Your employment and workplace FAQs answered

Get answers to all of your employment-based questions in one place.

Our guides are split by topic areas and answer up to 20 of the most frequently asked questions from our junior doctor members, covering topics like:

  • annual leave, study leave, maternity leave and sick leave
  • renumeration
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Easy to access, downloadable guide

We’ve compiled answers to the most common questions we receive on workplace and employment issues from working doctors practicing in England, who contact the BMA.

This guide is for junior doctors working in England only. For those working in another nation you can access our advice.

The person I spoke to handled my request professionally and gave me sound advice and I feel like they were very knowledgeable and very helpful. I'm very happy with the service.

From a BMA member who was assisted by our employment advisors with a maternity leave query