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Your Rights on Pay

In this article we go through the rights you should expect regarding your pay – including sick pay and maternity pay – and what to do if you need to challenge your employer. Payslips You have the legal right to a payslip which shows how y...

Your Rights on Annual Leave

In this article we provide an overview of the rules surrounding annual and study leave for a junior doctor in full-time work. Annual leave Basic entitlement for a junior doctor: First appointment to NHS: 27 days After 5 years service: 32 days This is...

Your Rights on Rotas

In this article we look more closely at your rights regarding shifts and rota patterns. There are contractual limits on working hours and protected rest periods – which are necessary to ensure both patient and doctor safety.   Guardian of ...

Basics of the Junior Doctor Contract

With so much hearsay about the 2016 Junior Doctor Contract, it’s tricky separating fact from fiction. In the next part of our training video series we cover the basics of the JDC and what it means for doctors working in the NHS.   Contract...

What you need to know about your new rota

Lots of people are involved in coordinating your training placements. This leaves a lot of room for errors in communication – which can be frustrating when you’re waiting for your rota. The diagram below explains how your placements are coord...