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Flexible working: all trainees will be able to work less than full time by 2022

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 10 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m987
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Trainees in England will no longer need to meet specific criteria to be able to work less than full time (LTFT), the BMA has announced.

The agreement between the BMA, Health Education England, and NHS Employers means trainees across all medical specialties will be able to work LTFT on the basis of personal choice by the end of 2022.

Previously, access to LTFT working …

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