FAQs for the 2016 terms and conditions

Hospital and emergency staff

The 2016 contract came into effect on 3 August 2016, and was introduced in England for GP trainees and trainees in hospital posts approved for postgraduate medical/dental education in line with a phased implementation timetable from October 2016.

These frequently asked questions have been updated in agreement with the British Medical Association (BMA) and are broken down into the following topics:

  • general contract
  • pay
  • working hours
  • exception reporting
  • pay protection
  • implementation.

Download the FAQs.

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