Contract documentation

Your contract can seem a bewilderingly complicated document. Our model contracts, terms and conditions, FAQs and guides should help you understand it.

Web pages refer to all four nations in the UK unless national variations are shown. Choose your branch of practice from below.

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Junior and consultant contract talks

stethoscope hospital doctorThe BMA Consultants Committee and Junior Doctors Committee are negotiating current contract arrangements with NHS Employers (NHSE). The negotiations involve the contracts of all junior doctors in the UK, and consultants in England and Northern Ireland.

Find out the latest developments and how you can get involved. 

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GP contract 2014-2015

The BMA and NHS Employers agreed changes to the GP contract for 2014-2015.

See the contract changes by nation:

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