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GPST 2016 New Contract

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The model contact  

Terms and Conditions

Example of ST1/2 Timetable

Example of ST3 Timetable

Example of LTFTT Timetable

Key Points

Pay linked to hours worked and responsibility but not seniority

Most GPSTs will be on the new contract within the next 2 years

Tailor the generic work schedule (timetable) to their needs. The personalised timetable should be agreed prior to induction. 

7 clinical sessions, 1 session of self directed learning, HDR and 3 hours structured education (HEE requirement)

No provision in contract for split shifts

Should not work more than 9 hours (Usually 8 hours), if 8 hours they have 1x 30 minute protected meal break, if > 8 hours they must have 2 x30 minute break

Debriefs are part of the working day  - service time NOT educational time

They should have 1 hour admin time for 3 hours worked

FT GPST - better to work over 5 days than 4 days (implication for holidays and increased meal breaks)

Only one OOHs session per w/e 

Only 6 weekend sessions allowed in ST3

Only 3 weekend sessions allowed in ST1/ST2

OOH sessions are part of the 40 hours, so they need to have a session in lieu

Trainees have permission to do locum work (16 hour max per week) IF the have signed the 56 hour opt out.



Calderdale and Huddersfield Trust will be the lead employers from August 2018, so the contract will be held and organised by them.


The trust contact is  (Medical Staffing Manager) 


More resources  

Pay NHS employers -  www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/pay-and-reward/medical-staff/doctors-and-dentists-in-training/pay 

NHS empolyers - contracts and work schedules - http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/pay-and-reward/medical-staff/doctors-and-dentists-in-training/terms-and-conditions-contracts/work-scheduling-templates-and-guidance

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