BMA fights to stop SAS surgery redundancies

We are working to prevent six redundancies at an NHS trust where talks avoided earlier medical job cuts.

Read about this and other redundancy news

Why do we need to advise doctors on redundancies?

It is a sad reflection on the current state of the NHS that we have had to produce guidance on dealing with medical redundancies.

We have written to NHS Employers deploring the potential loss of medical expertise to the NHS and are seeking national solutions on this matter.

Our guidance gives you an overview of the procedures governing redundancy as this can be a complex area of employment law - it is not a definitive guide to those regulations.

Read the redundancy guide


Find out more

Possible academic redundancies: what you need to know

Mutually agreed resignation schemes (MARS)


We're here to help

Concerned that your job may be at risk of being redundant?

Call us on 0300 123 1233 as soon as possible.

Our experts will give you the support you require to help you through this difficult period.


The stories behind the issue

Talks halt first wave of redundancies
More than a dozen medical posts at an NHS trust have been saved from redundancy following lengthy BMA negotiations

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Going gracefully - what do you do if your job is on the line? 
We helped one doctor depart with her dignity, and pension plans, intact.