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Delegates support new contractdespite impact on family life

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7354.6/b (Published 06 July 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:6
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    The BMA's annual representative meeting voted overwhelmingly to recommend acceptance of the new consultants' contract, despite impassioned pleas to the meeting by junior doctors that it would lead to greater control by managers and ruin family life.

    Fiona Kew, a member of the BMA's council and junior doctors committee, said that she would have to walk away from the job if the new contract was approved.

    “There is no doubt that there are some good things in this package. But I cannot accept that …

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