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Juniors will get chance to vote on contract proposals, says BMA

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2663 (Published 10 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2663
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

Junior doctors in England will have the chance to vote on proposals for a new contract regardless of the outcome of fresh talks, the BMA has said.

Commenting on the BMA’s decision to re-enter negotiations with the government, Johann Malawana, chair of the association’s Junior Doctors Committee, said that the BMA would call for “any contract offer—agreed or not—to be put to a referendum of junior doctors.”

The BMA and the government returned to talks on a new contract for junior doctors in England on Monday 9 May.1 The move came …

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