UPDATE: Response from NHS Employers

17 February 2016
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UPDATE: Please click here to see the response from NHS Employers to our letter

In light of the recent decision by Jeremy Hunt to impose the new contract on Junior Doctors, MWF President Dr Sally Davies has written to NHS Employers. Please see the letter below. 

 

Bill McMillan
Assistant Director
Medical Pay and Workforce
NHS Employers
2 Brewery Wharf
Kendell Street
Leeds LS10 1JR

16th February 2016

Dear Mr McMillan,

I am writing as President of the Medical Women’s Federation to express our concern at the imposition of the Junior Doctor Contract from August 2016. Exact details of the contract are unclear at present and our members are worried that the contract will discriminate against those who take breaks for maternity leave, ill health or disability, as well as those who work less than full time.

At this time of great uncertainty and low morale within the profession, we seek your confirmation that an Equality Impact Assessment of the new contract has been undertaken, if not please can you assure that it will be done soon.


We are looking forward to your prompt reply.

 Yours sincerely,

Sally Signature

 

 

Dr Sally J Davies
MWF President 

 

 

 

Medical Women's Federation
Tavistock House North,
Tavistock Square, London,
WC1H 9HX
admin@medicalwomensfederation.org.uk
Tel: 020 7387 7765

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