Posts Tagged ‘Juniors contract’

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...

Pressure mounts on Jeremy Hunt over handling of junior doctors’ dispute

Jeremy Hunt is under mounting pressure over his handling of the junior doctors’ dispute after he unexpectedly abandoned his repeated threat to impose a n...

What comic books can teach us about NHS industrial relations?

I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am. A superhero blockbuster movie called Civil War is about to be released. I enjoy comic books. Having...

Royal college: Children’s services are becoming unsafe because of contract dispute

Imposition of an ill-conceived contract for junior doctors has derailed – rather than promoted – the aim of delivering effective seven-day services and...

NHS Medical Director and GMC Chair urge junior doctors to re-think all-out strike

Senior medical leaders have called on junior doctors not to go ahead with a planned all-out strike later this month. Sir Bruce Keogh, medical director o...

Junior doctor contract: Thousands man picket lines as government rules out further talks

The government has ruled out fresh talks to break the junior doctor contract deadlock, reports suggest. It comes after two days of industrial action, wi...

Fourth strike starts as calls intensify for further talks between BMA and government

Junior doctors in England are taking part in a fourth strike in their long-running contract dispute. The 48-hour strike started at 08:00 BST as the doct...

Junior doctors contract: Government hit with second legal challenge

A second legal challenge has been made over the government's decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors in England. NHS staff campaign group Ju...

“We are very concerned by the language in the government’s own equality analysis of the contract”

As female presidents of medical royal colleges we have worked hard to encourage women to enter and remain in the medical profession. We have dedicated o...

Equality impact assessment: does the junior doctor contract discriminate against women?

The wording of the equality impact analysis, widely shared on Twitter, came as an unpleasant surprise to many. “Unsocial hours – the proposed change...