Consultants vote in favour of revised contractBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7421.945 (Published 23 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:945
- Zosia Kmietowicz
Six out of 10 consultants in England who voted have agreed to a new NHS contract that will change the way they work.
Slightly fewer specialist registrars were in favour of the new brokered deal, with 55% of those who voted saying yes.
The result is a reversal of the first ballot on the new contract last November, when 66% of consultants and 84% of specialist registrars rejected the offer (BMJ 2002;325: 1053) and threatened to take industrial action if …