Junior doctors will not re-enter contract negotiations with governmentBMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4447 (Published 14 August 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4447
- Abi Rimmer
- 1BMJ Careers
The BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee has voted not to re-enter negotiations with NHS Employers on a new contract.
The BMA said that junior doctors had rejected the government’s attempts to “force through a new contract” and called on the government to “reverse their hardline stance and work with junior doctors in a genuine negotiation without artificial deadlines.”
Last month the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration (DDRB) published a report on reform of the contracts for consultants and junior doctors.1 The DDRB was asked to review the contracts after negotiations between the BMA and …