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BMA reopens negotiations over imposed junior doctor contract

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k2229 (Published 19 May 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2229
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Junior doctors’ representatives have agreed to reopen negotiations on the contract that was imposed on them in acrimonious circumstances in 2016.

Jeeves Wijesuriya, chair of the BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee, said that the association had reached an agreement with NHS Employers to participate in a review and a “formal, collaborative bargaining process” in 2018, with a view to making changes to the contract.

The government’s imposition of the deal in October …

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