BMA launches judicial review against contract imposition

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: (Published 31 March 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i1873
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers
  1. arimmer{at}

The BMA has launched a judicial review challenging the lawfulness of the health secretary’s decision to impose a new contract on junior doctors in England.

The move came after NHS Employers published the new contract, which sets out terms and conditions for junior doctors.1 At the same time, the Department of Health published an equality analysis of the contract.2

After a breakdown of negotiations …

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