Government will pause introduction of junior doctor contract for five daysBMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2572 (Published 05 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2572
- Abi Rimmer
- BMJ Careers
The UK government has said that it will pause the introduction of a new contract for junior doctors for five days if the BMA agrees to discuss unsocial hours and Saturday pay.
Speaking in the House of Lords on Thursday 5 May, the peer David Prior, minister for NHS productivity, said that the health secretary for England, Jeremy Hunt, would write to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges “explaining that …