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Junior doctors accept new pay deal

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 03 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1494
  1. Helen Morant
  1. BMJ

    Junior doctors in the United Kingdom have voted overwhelmingly to accept a pay deal that delivers the biggest increases to those working the longest and most antisocial hours. Jobs will fall into one of four bands of pay according to the amount and timing of the additional hours worked. Earnings will no longer be related to the specific number of hours worked.

    About half of the 30000 junior doctors responded. Some 79% of the respondents voted to accept the deal negotiated by the BMA's Junior Doctors Committee and the Department of …

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