Posts Tagged ‘Consultant contract’

Consultants in England may get the choice between old and new contracts

NHS consultants in England might be offered the choice of staying on their existing (2003) or moving to the new one (2018). Negotiators from the BMA’s...

NHS consultants: NHS Employers ‘close to offering a 7-day contract to the BMA’

Consultants in England could be offered new NHS contracts within weeks, after what ministers have called "constructive" negotiations. Ministers want to ...

Negotiators suggest “intense talks” could improve final offer on new consultant contract

BMA negotiators say there may still be a chance to improve the Government’s final offer on proposed new consultant contract in England and Northern Irela...

BMA update on NHS consultant contract: negotiators answer contract questions

The final discussions between the BMA, NHS Employers and the Department of Health regarding proposed contract changes for consultants in England and Northe...

Consultant contract: government to scrap Clinical Excellence Awards and remove those held locally

The government wants to scrap Clinical Excellence Awards locally and remove all those held by consultants, as part of the proposed new contract which is be...

Proposed consultant contract will apply to all NHS consultants – with no exceptions

The BMA has said it will attempt to “secure benefits” for members from the current consultant contract negotiations but warns the government’s stated...

Consultant contract: BMA back in formal talks with NHS Employers

The BMA has re-entered formal negotiations on a new consultant contact in England. The decision follows a vote by the BMA consultant committee. Talks wi...

“Government has offered no detail to define what a truly seven day service is”

This blog is in response to research suggesting NHS patients admitted at weekends are likely to be sicker and have a higher risk of death. Doctors want...

Doctors urged to join BMA’s #showusthe7dayplan campaign to strengthen contract negotiations

The BMA has renewed its criticism of the government for a lack of detail on how it intends to deliver the expansion of seven-day services. It follows t...

Weekend working: “what work should be done, how often, how frequently, and at what price?”

Removing the ‘opt out’ on the current consultant contract for providing non-emergency out of hours care remains the government’s priority during hurr...

BMA raises three concerns preventing progress on contract negotiatons

The BMA has raised three main concerns on the proposed changes to medical contracts a head of eleventh hour negotiations with the government. In a messa...