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Contract negotiations

Junior doctor and consultant contract negotiations continue to headline in our news. The BMA has taken the decision to get back around the table with NHS Employers to negotiate a new consultant contract. Following the UK Government's decision to impose a contract on junior doctors in England, however, the BMA has voted to ballot its junior members in England for industrial action.

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‘It is important that we don't become hardened’ — @MelodyRedman on her first year as a junior doctor http://t.co/D2yv0b5I45 #juniorcontract

13 Oct 2015 12:00 PM

.@paulasherriff accuses @Jeremy_Hunt of losing confidence of junior docs&asks how he will win back trust #healthquestions #juniorcontract

13 Oct 2015 11:28 AM

RT @Doctors_net_uk: Fri 16th Oct at 7pm - live Q&A with @johannmalawana on junior doctor contract negotiations. DNUK membership required. hpic.twitter.com/kZiZQy9C3e

13 Oct 2015 11:20 AM

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