BREAKING: Health Secretary agrees to pause introduction of junior doctors' contract

SAVE ITEM
doctor and patient

05 / 5 / 2016 1.22pm

The Health Secretary has agreed to pause the introduction of the new junior doctors’ contract for five days should the British Medical Association Junior Doctors Committee (JDC) agree to return to talks.

The offer to pause the introduction of the new contract is on the provision that the BMA JDC agrees to discuss the outstanding contractual issues of unsociable working hours and Saturday pay.

Read the full Health Secretary letter on the GOV.UK website.

Latest Tweets

Why Register?

Great reasons to register with NHS Employers

  • A personalised website
    Manage your profile and select topics of interest to you
  • Access your dashboard
    Bookmark useful content to help you quickly find what you're looking for
  • Get involved
    Contribute to our Talking Points discussions, comment on and rate our webpages
  • Keep up to date
    Receive the latest newsletters and media summaries

Sounds great, what next?

Register Now

Not now, I will register later

Log In