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    Government negotiating on employment contracts for one million NHS staff


    Jeremy Hunt says “constructive” negotiations under way with NHS unions on further contract reform The junior doctor dispute with the BMA was “wholly avoidable”, says health secretary Mr Hunt claims proposed changes will improve flexible working, quality and morale The government is having “constructive” negotiations ...

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    Government plans cap on NHS exit payments


    Treasury announces bid to reduce NHS redundancy payments Changes could affect all NHS staff including doctors and senior managers Legislation will cap exit payments and claw back payments from returning staff The Treasury has revealed plans to substantially cut the size of redundancy payments made ...

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Updated: Hunt acted lawfully over junior doctors' contract, court rules


    Junior doctors lose legal case to stop new contract Judge rules health secretary’s decision was “within the scope of his lawful powers” Jeremy Hunt criticised for “loose” language during contract dispute Jeremy Hunt acted lawfully in his decision to press ahead with the new junior ...

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    David Dalton disputes BMA claim on seven day services


    DH releases confidential documents from Acas talks showing BMA was offered detailed statement on seven day services Statement including pledge for more clinical staff and that focus of seven day services would be emergency care only Sir David Dalton said the BMA asked for the statement not ...

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    BMA reveals three more five-day full strikes


    The NHS will need to prepare for 20 working days of full strike action by junior doctors between now and Christmas, after the British Medical Association announced three further weeks of action by trainees in England.

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    BMA council approves five-day junior doctors strike


    BMA council approves five-day strike by junior doctors next month Decision follows rejection of compromise agreement reached between BMA negotiators and government Strike action is likely to significantly affect the provision of NHS services and lead to thousands of cancelled operations Junior doctors in England ...

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    Junior doctors seek 'rolling industrial action'


    Hospitals could be hit by a “rolling programme of industrial action” by junior doctors from as early as next month, according to an email sent to British Medical Association members tonight.

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    Chief executives warned over breaches to junior doctors contract


    Handful of trusts have breached terms of new junior doctors contract related to guardians for safe working hours NHS Improvement warns trusts not to undermine the confidence of doctors following dispute with government A third of guardian posts have not been filled because of failures to agree ...

  • Helen Birtwhistle

    Women have conquered space but gender equality is still one big step away


    When gender balance at high profile events doesn’t become a talking point, proper progress will have been made

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    HSJ Catch Up: Provider sector deficit, and a reorganised DH


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  • Workforce

    Working hours protections for NHS staff in doubt after Brexit


    Working hours protections for more than 1 million NHS staff could be in jeopardy in the wake of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, HSJ has been told.

  • Bruce Keogh

    Keogh: We must make EU NHS staff feel welcome and valued


    The NHS’s most senior doctor, Sir Bruce Keogh, has called on NHS leaders to send out a message to European staff working in the health service that they are valued and welcome in the wake of Friday’s vote for the UK to leave the EU .

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    Junior doctors contract: 16 key agreements


    On Wednesday evening the government and the British Medical Association reached an agreement on the junior doctors contract.

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    Deal reached on junior doctors contract


    A deal has been reached between the government and junior doctors, bringing to an end the three year dispute that has seen thousands of patient operations cancelled.

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    Junior doctors contract talks extended


    Acas talks extended to Wednesday 18 May after “real progress” this week Sir Brendan Barber, chair of Acas, says negotiations have been positive and constructive Both sides have agreed to suspend contract imposition and industrial action Talks to resolve the junior doctors contract dispute have ...

  • Watch

    Contract imposition begins as trusts search for junior doctors 'safe working guardians'


    Trusts have begun recruiting for the new “guardian of safe working” post intended to stop junior doctors being overworked under the new contract .

  • Nurse doctor hospital

    Trusts fear impact of junior contract on services, training and bottom line


    Medical and workforce directors voice worries about impact of junior doctors contract Cost concerns include higher pension costs and pay protection concessions Warnings that trusts will need more doctors to maintain training and services Follow HSJ Live for in-depth coverage of the junior doctors’ strike ...

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Junior doctors' strike goes ahead as both sides stand firm


    Two day junior doctors’ strike set to go ahead Jeremy Hunt says there will be “unprecedented” impact on patient care BMA reiterates the dispute is not about pay Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has called for medics to cross picket lines during the full walkout by ...

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    High Court asked to block junior doctors' contract imposition


    Government faces two separate legal challenges over plan to impose a new junior doctors contract BMA highlights loss of automatic pay progression, unsocial hours pay and on-call pay impact on women and carers Crowdfunded legal action by junior doctors has questioned whether health secretary has power to ...

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    Junior doctors’ contract revealed with new pay protection


    Government publishes new junior doctors’ contract to be imposed from August Pay protection extended for some doctors Jeremy Hunt makes five changes to contract The final junior doctors’ contract to be imposed from August has been published by NHS Employers and includes extending pay ...