18 / 5 / 2016 4.30pm
An agreement on the new junior doctors’ contract has been reached by the British Medical Association Junior Doctors Committee, NHS Employers and the Secretary of State for Health.
Danny Mortimer, chief executive, NHS Employers said:
“We owe a debt of gratitude to Sir Brendan Barber and Acas for facilitating these constructive talks. I am grateful to the BMA for their engagement in the process, and am pleased that by working positively together we have identified a way forward which commands their support. NHS Employers extends its thanks to Sir David Dalton for his leadership of our team, and we look forward to working with Dr Malawana and his colleagues in the future.”
Further information about the contract agreement can be found on our junior doctor web pages alongside the briefing statement from Acas.