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Junior doctor contract: BMA to hold vote on new changes

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 11 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4164
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

Junior doctors in England will be asked to vote on proposed improvements to their contract, after terms were agreed between the BMA, NHS Employers, and the Department of Health and Social Care.

The BMA’s Junior Doctors Committee said it had endorsed the offer, which would see changes leading to a total of £90m (€100m; $115m) worth of investment over four years for junior doctors.

Key elements of the deal include:

  • Improvements in rest period entitlements and …

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