Posts Tagged ‘Juniors contract’

Details of the new junior doctor contracts released and voting dates set

The detail of the controversial junior doctor contract has been released by the government. The BMA is now supporting the contract ahead of a crucial vo...

Junior doctor contract: despite the tinkering, juniors are going to reject the deal

So, in a nutshell, here are the changes to the juniors' NHS contract. Note that no one has explained how you make a five day service become a seven service...

Junior doctor contract: a deal has been agreed between BMA and the government

A deal has been agreed in the long-running dispute over a new junior doctors' contract in England. Government negotiators and the British Medical Associ...

Chair of the BMA’s JDC: “I’ve never felt more proud to be a junior doctor”

Dr Johann Malawana addressed the BMA’s junior doctor annual conference in London over the weekend. Here is his speech as last ditch talks continue with t...

Junior contract dispute: talks between BMA and government extended into next week

The eleventh hour talks to reach a deal on the junior doctors contract in England are being extended into next week. The government and the BMA have agr...

“Weekend effect will not be addressed by simply increasing availability of doctors”

Link between weekend hospital staffing and patient deaths represents ‘major oversimplification’, say two new studies The ‘weekend effect’ – th...

Juniors contract dispute: let’s hope they can find some common ground in this week’s talks

With bated breath we all wait for white smoke to emerge from the chimneys above wherever it is the BMA and the Government are holding their long awaited ta...

Junior doctor strike: contract deadlock continues despite full strike by trainees 

Junior doctors’ outstanding concerns about the government’s contract – which it intends to impose in August – are about more than pay. That is t...

Majority of the public support junior doctor strike despite full walkout

As the he first all-out doctors' strike in the NHS's history begins, research suggests that the majority of the public still support the junior doctor stri...

Junior doctors should exhaust legal action before taking strike action

On 26 and 27 April the junior doctors will take the unprecedented action of withdrawing all labour during industrial action, demanding withdrawal of the co...

Women doctors will step out of acute specialty training into more family friendly posts

Dear Secretary of State, The Medical Women’s Federation write to express our grave concern over the imposition of the junior doctor contract in Englan...