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  • Mike Durkin

    NHS patient safety chief says doctors’ contract is 'not dangerous'


    Mike Durkin says new contract addresses “failings” in current agreement He urges “dialogue” and for doctors to “press their representatives to talk to employers” Warns people can “fall into positions… that owe more to institutional or group loyalty than to the evidence” NHS England’s national ...

  • Rob Webster

    Look in the staff survey mirror and ask: am I the bully?


    The positivity so evident in the NHS and its staff should be celebrated - and the stain of bullying eradicated, writes Rob Webster

  • Pay

    NHS Employers admits junior doctor pay calculator may be inaccurate


    NHS Employers says “variations” will occur between pay calculator predictions and actual salary Rotas including consecutive weekends were an error and have been changed Concerns raised that the rotas will lead to “jetlagged” junior doctors NHS Employers has accepted its pay calculator for junior doctors ...

  • Doctors strike

    BMA plans three strikes and legal action over contract imposition


    The British Medical Association has announced three 48 hour strikes and plans to launch a judicial review against the government’s plan to impose a new junior doctors’ contract .

  • Workforce

    NHS staff survey: more staff working extra hours


    Follow HSJ Live for more analysis and reaction The percentage of NHS staff reporting that they are working extra hours has reached a five year high according to the NHS staff survey results published on Tuesday.

  • Jim Mackey

    Mackey: Junior doctors’ contract should be 'consistently' implemented


    Jim Mackey says NHS Improvement will “do all we can” to ensure consistent implementation He says Sir David Dalton deserves the full support of trust chief executives and chairs Mr Mackey calls social media attacks on chief executives “unacceptable and unprofessional” The chief executive of ...

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    Dalton: BMA was ‘not serious about reaching a compromise’


    Sir David Dalton says new contract should be introduced after negotiations were “exhausted” Salford Royal chief executive says the BMA was not serious about negotiating a deal Criticises social media commentary as “distasteful” and unhelpful Calls for NHS leaders to meet with their staff to address ...

  • Claire Murdoch

    Updated noon: 14 chiefs now deny support for contract imposition


    14 chief executives out of 20 who were listed on Sir David Dalton’s letter say they did and do not support imposition of new contract Contrasts with Jeremy Hunt’s apparent suggestion to Parliament that he had their backing Sir David tells HSJ the chief executives listed had ...

  • Jeremy Hunt

    Government will impose new junior doctors' contract


    Health secretary says new contract will deliver increases in basic pay plus premium pay for weekend work Imposition follows three years of no progress on talks with the BMA Heidi Alexander tells says imposing a deal is a “sign of failure” HSJ Live: reaction to the ...

  • David Dalton

    Dalton tells Hunt to 'do what is necessary' on junior doctors' contract


    Sir David Dalton says agreement not possible and government should take action to deliver certainty to the NHS Jeremy Hunt to speak in Parliament at 12.15pm and could announce plans to impose a deal Sir David says BMA unwilling to accept any plain time working on Saturday ...

  • Doctor strike Jan 2016

    Last ditch talks try to stop junior doctors' strike


    NHS Employers confirms talks have taken place with the British Medical Association to try to avert strike Junior doctors are due to walk out for 24 hours from 8am tomorrow but emergency care will be provided NHS England estimates almost 3,000 inpatient and daycase procedures will be ...

  • Sir David Dalton

    Dalton 'disappointed' BMA has 'refused to negotiate' on Saturday working


    Sir David Dalton has written directly to junior doctors ahead of next week’s 24 hour strike , revealing more details from the government’s negotiations with the British Medical Association.

  • Doctor strike Jan 2016

    Updated: Junior doctors to strike for 24 hours next week


    BMA to strike for 24 hours next Wednesday after contract talks fail Doctors will walk out from 8am but will now provide emergency care BMA says good progress was made with Sir David Dalton but government refused to recognise Saturdays as different to weekdays Junior ...

  • Doctors meeting

    Royal colleges wade into junior contract talks


    Six royal colleges and 15 medical associations warn of “long term damage” without negotiated deal Private letter sent in support of a deal as Acas talks continue Government warned against spreading resources “more thinly” Both sides in the junior doctors’ contract dispute have been urged ...

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    Exclusive: Government offers major concessions in bid to break junior doctors dispute


    Leaked letter from Sir David Dalton reveals significant change in stance from NHS Employers and government New offer includes limits on Saturday working and enhanced Saturday pay for some doctors Negotiations were scheduled to continue today between NHS Employers and BMA The government has offered ...

  • Shaun Lintern

    Doctors’ strike: Breakdown in trust could take years to repair


    HSJ workforce correspondent Shaun Lintern takes stock after the first day of the junior doctors’ strike

  • Operation

    Doctors' strike: NHS England expects less than 1 in 4 admissions to be cancelled


    NHS England cancellation estimates based on data from 225 NHS organisations Estimates predict thousands of inpatient and day case operations will be cancelled today NHS England says it has “tried and tested plans” to cope with disruption NHS England has said it expects less than ...

  • Strike

    Junior doctors' strike: How we got here


    Junior doctors are planning to strike for the first time in 40 years tomorrow in response to the government’s attempt to reform their terms and conditions.

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    Junior doctors' strike: resources for employers


    Ahead of planned strike action this week, HSJ has compiled a resource pack for NHS organisations, taken from guidance published by national bodies.

  • Pay

    NHS leaders’ fears over costs of new deal for doctors


    NHS chiefs and directors warn against cost of implementing new junior doctor contract Concerns relate to pay protection and expansion of seven day services Loss of goodwill and impact on morale also highlighted as risks Senior NHS leaders have privately expressed concerns over the cost ...