Junior Doctors Given Opportunity to Put Questions Directly to NHS Employers on New Contract Proposals

Today, 28th September 2015, NHS Employers is holding the first of a number of nationwide meetings to engage with junior doctors about proposals to update job contracts. NHS Employers want to hear from junior doctors and the BMA on what they would like to see from the contract. To date, no decisions have been reached on the final details and there is a lot of scope for doctors to shape the contract.

Today, 28th September 2015, NHS Employers is holding the first of a number of nationwide meetings to engage with junior doctors about proposals to update job contracts. NHS Employers want to hear from junior doctors and the BMA on what they would like to see from the contract. To date, no decisions have been reached on the final details and there is a lot of scope for doctors to shape the contract.

NHS Employers has invited all junior doctors to attend face-to-face meetings where they can discuss the proposals. The meetings have over 3,000 junior doctors already set to attend, with more dates being added due to popular demand.

The first meeting is taking place today in London and will be hosted by Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers. Junior doctors will be able to put their questions directly to Danny Mortimer and the NHS Employers pay and rewards team.

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers, said: