Jeremy Hunt has today given a statement to Parliament on the introduction of the new junior doctors' contract.
Junior doctors contract
Today in an interview with the media, the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt responded to the junior doctors’ strike by reiterating that his priority is “to do the right thing for patients”.
Sir David Dalton, Chief Executive of Salford Royal Hospital and NHS Employers' lead negotiator on the junior doctors' contract, has written today to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt outlining the progress made through negotiations on the junior doctors' contract.
For further information and background to the issues surrounding the junior doctors' contract, you will find documents, letters, speeches and news stories which will set out how the situation around the negotiations has developed on gov.uk