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Junior Doctors: Conditions of Employment

Question for Department of Health

UIN 35182, tabled on 22 April 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what (a) oral and (b) written communication, guidance and information there has been between his Department and (i) NHS England and (ii) NHS foundation trusts on implementation of changes to junior doctors' contracts and terms and conditions.

Answered on

27 April 2016

The Department communicates on a regular basis with NHS England and foundation trusts.

However, NHS Employers are, on behalf of government, leading on the implementation of the new contract and they are in regular contact with NHS trust and foundation trust employers.

Details of NHS Employers communications can be found at:

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