Hospital trusts threatened with cuts if they refuse to impose new contracts Health Education England says implementation of contract will be key criterion for making decisions on investment in training.
The government has told hospital foundation trusts that they could lose funding for training programmes if they refuse to impose the new contract for junior doctors.
The threat comes in a letter from Health Education England, the Department of Health body responsible for education and training, to chief executives of NHS trusts in England. It states that decisions on awarding funding for training posts will hinge in part on whether a trust decided to rebel against Jeremy Hunt over the new national contract. Continue reading... The Guardian