Junior doctors reject proposed new contractBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3749 (Published 05 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3749
- Abi Rimmer
- BMJ Careers
Junior doctors and medical students in England have voted to reject a proposed new contract.
The BMA held a referendum on the proposed new contract between 17 June and 1 July to gauge the views of junior doctors. On Tuesday 5 July the BMA announced that 58% of junior doctors had voted to reject the proposals. Around 37 000 junior doctors and medical students, 68% of those in England, took part in the referendum, and though 42% voted in favour of the contract, 58% …