Junior doctor contract - four year pay deal at a glance

11 / 12 / 2019

This document highlights the pay arrangements for junior doctors following the 2018 review of the contract.

The agreement covers the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023. 

A total of £90 million will be used to fund changes over and above the pay uplifts over the four-year period which include:

  • weekend allowance uplift to ensure those working the most frequent weekends are remunerated more fairly.
  • an enhanced rate of pay for shifts that finish after midnight and by 4am.
  • a new nodal pay point 5: The parties propose that instead of senior decision maker allowance, a fifth nodal pay point will be introduced.

A number of helpful documents and resources to support employers with the implementation of the contract for doctors in training can be found on the 2018 junior doctor contract refresh web page.

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