Junior consultants will leave BMA “hand over fist,” warns chairmanBMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7361.407 (Published 24 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:407
- Katherine Burke
The medical profession is split over proposals to overhaul pay and conditions for hospital consultants, with junior doctors officially rejecting the new contract as a “charter for management abuse.”
The BMA's Junior Doctors Committee, which represents doctors up to specialist registrar grade, has advised all specialist registrars and consultants to vote “no” in a referendum due in mid to late September, once the BMA has completed a UK-wide roadshow to garner support for the deal.
Dr Trevor Pickersgill, the chairman of the BMA Junior Doctors Committee, claimed last week that redefining the working …