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Junior Doctors Contract

Joint letter from medical Royal Colleges to David Cameron

Presidents and leaders of 13 organisations have authored a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to intervene in the debate over the new contract for junior doctors to ‘bring both parties back to the negotiating table… and initiate an honest debate about the serious difficulties facing UK health services’. You can read this letter online

RCOphth responds to the publication of new junior doctors contract

The new junior doctors contract has been published and the details are now in the public domain. The impact that this is likely to have on each specialty is becoming apparent. From the outset, the College has voiced concerns about the imposition of terms and conditions for junior doctors. The Government’s own Equality Impact Assessment of

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges statement on Junior Doctors contract

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges releases statement on the new contract for Junior Doctors, calling on both sides to ‘step back from the brink’. This is a time of unprecedented crisis for the NHS. With this in mind and in the spirit of placing patient welfare first and foremost we are writing in response to