Junior doctor contract will be imposed, says HuntBMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i3781 (Published 06 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3781
- Abi Rimmer
- BMJ Careers
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 …