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Juniors call on consultants to reject new contract

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7352.1478/a (Published 22 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1478
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Junior doctors say they cannot support the proposed new consultant contract and have called for doctors' leaders to go back to the negotiating table.

    At their annual conference in London last week, junior doctors admitted that some of aspects of the new contract signalled progress, but there were still many elements they were unhappy with.

    Among their top grievances was an increase of consultant hours which offered them little reprieve from their junior hours. …

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