Posts Tagged ‘Juniors contract’

BMA junior doctor chair tells junior doctors their voices will be heard as equal partners

The BMA junior doctors committee chair has told trainees their voices will be heard as equal partners as part of a review and fresh negotiations of the con...

2016 junior doctor strikes in England had ‘significant impact’ on healthcare provision

The 2016 junior doctors strikes in England had a ‘significant’ impact on the provision of healthcare, with thousands of appointments cancelled, researc...

Junior’s contract: “Don’t allow bitterness and anger to take over your professional life”

The announcement that the BMA Junior Doctors Committee (JDC) had decided to abandon the threat of further strike action over the issue of the new contract ...

Junior doctor contract should be scrapped, argues royal college president

The junior doctors’ contract “should be discarded and replaced with one drawn on a clean sheet,” argues a royal college president. Neena Modi, Pro...

BMA urges trust CEOs to pause junior doctor contract as roll-out kicks off

The BMA has written to all NHS trust chief executives in a last-ditch effort to pause the introduction of the new junior doctor contract, being rolled out ...

Declaring a five day strike at 10-days notice has ceded the moral high ground

I’m currently experiencing something akin to a mourning process for the junior doctors’ dispute. Over recent months they have patiently built up the ca...

Extra dates set for strike action as cracks emerge in unity of profession on issue

The BMA has announced additional dates for proposed strikes by junior doctors in October, November and December. Juniors are due to walk out from 12 to ...

Contract will be imposed on junior doctors following rejection referendum

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will impose a contract on junior doctors across England. It comes the day after junior doctors and medical students voted t...

Junior doctors reject renegotiated contract offer and BMA calls for more talks

Junior doctors and medical students across England have voted to reject the government’s proposed new contract. The details of the proposed new terms ...

Juniors’ contract: “We have delivered a good deal despite unbelievable odds”

The chair of the BMA junior doctors committee has urged trainees to vote on the re-negotiated contract before 1 July describing it as "a good deal despite ...

BMA’s Malawana: “Instead of a generation ground down, we saw a generation stand up for patient care”

This was the year when we were all put to the test. Our motives, our determination and our unity, all placed under the harshest possible spotlight. Ther...