UPDATED: Latest position on resuming talks on the junior doctor contract


Read the latest statement from the Department of Health about the junior doctor contract.

A Department of Health Spokesperson said:

"We look forward to the talks starting tomorrow, which will be held under the auspices of ACAS - and the Secretary of State will suspend the introduction of the new contract for a five-day period to facilitate this.

"We are very pleased that Sir David Dalton, a highly respected independent NHS leader, will be returning to lead the Government's negotiating team on the small number of outstanding issues that separated both parties in February."

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