GPs vote for “contractus interruptus”

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 22 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1105
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    General practitioners voted to delay a ballot on whether to accept their new contract last week and demanded the renegotiation of key “flaws” that many doctors believe could ruin the profession.

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    Dr John Chisholm: For the contract to start in 2004, a “yes” vote is needed by 23 June


    At the special conference convened by the BMA to debate the new contract, announced in February, local medical committee chiefs voted by 139 to 127 for delaying the ballot by up to six months if necessary. However, a rider to the motion gave the General …

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