Independent report

Contract reform for consultants and doctors and dentists in training – supporting healthcare services seven days a week

A report on contract reform for both consultants and doctors & dentists in training, in order to help deliver the aim of providing healthcare services seven day a week.


This report provides DDRB’s recommendations and observations on the proposals put forward by the parties for reforming contracts for both doctors and dentists in training and consultants.

The remit for doctors and dentists in training covered England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland: for consultants, the remit covered just England, Wales and Northern Ireland.