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Junior doctor contract will be imposed, says Hunt

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3781 (Published 06 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3781
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}bmj.com

A new contract for junior doctors in England will be imposed from October this year, the health secretary has said.

On Tuesday 5 July the BMA announced that 58% of junior doctors had voted to reject the proposals. In a statement made in the House of Commons on 6 July, Jeremy Hunt said that there would be a phased introduction of the contract agreed with the BMA in May.

Hunt said that it would initially be introduced …

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