Junior doctors High Court case reaches verdict

  • September 29th, 2016
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Junior doctors group Justice for Health went to the High Court on the 19th and 20th September to challenge the new junior doctor contract and on the 28th September, a verdict was reached. Mr Justice Green said Trusts had the freedom as employers to decide whether they did force the contract on doctors. The new […]

Jeremy Hunt to impose new junior doctor contract

  • July 12th, 2016
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Following junior doctors rejecting the new contract in a recent ballot, Jeremy Hunt has said he will move forward with the new contract. A deal agreed with the British Medical Association (BMA) was rejected by 58% in a referendum of junior doctor and medical student members, even though the BMA had urged them to accept […]

Tier 1 status for Cheshire & Merseyside cluster

  • May 12th, 2016
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We’re delighted to announce Tier 1 status, this time for medical locums in the Cheshire & Merseyside cluster. As a result of the contract, Athona will be provided with exclusive, priority access to vacancies within the following Trusts: Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Royal Liverpool and […]