News

08. May 2017

EJD Statement on the reform of French Postgraduate Training

The European Junior Doctors‘ Permanent Working Group (EJD) calls on the French government to provide French Junior Doctors with more time for discussions on the reform of postgraduate training programmes. Many crucial points remain uncertain to this day.

20. March 2017

EJD Statement on the impact of Brexit on the medical profession

Europe’s medical workforces have become increasingly integrated and interdependent with such free movement playing a crucial role in both doctors’ professional development and in meeting varying medical workforce requirements across Europe

 

04. October 2016

Why are Norwegian doctors on strike?

Until now doctors in Norway have depended on collective agreements regarding working hours. The official employer (Spekter) is attempting to take away this collective bargaining.

03. October 2016

Contract update in Britain

Junior doctors in Britain are in an ongoing dispute with government over their current contract. At the heart of the matter are serious concerns about a new proposed contract, particularly that worsens the current workforce crisis.

24. September 2016

Report on characteristics of medical residency programmes in Croatia and EU

The Junior Doctors Committee of the Croatian Medical Chamber performed an online survey, between August 15th- 31st 2016, among EJD members on characteristics of residency programmes in their countries.

13. September 2016

Motion of support for striking doctors in Norway

The EJD supports doctors in Norway in taking the necessary industrial action, in order to achieve working hours that protect doctors from irresponsible rotations.
03. September 2016

Statement of support concerning medical residents and young specialists in the Republic of Croatia

EJD is aware of the situation that medical residents and young specialists in Croatia are bound to their employers by strict contracts.

12. June 2016

The Swedish Solution

The last year Sweden, as well as other European countries, experienced a large influx of immigrants. More than 160 000 asylum seekers arrived in Sweden 2015, which is a substantial amount for a country of 9.9 million inhabitants.

14. May 2016

Support motion on a clarification of double employee/student status of Lithuanian junior doctors

The current ambiguous status of Lithuanian junior doctors being both employees and students creates uncertainty in their training and working environments.

28. April 2016

European Junior Doctors Permanent Working Group (EJD) Motion of support to Norwegian Junior Doctors (YLF)

EJD strongly supports the Junior Doctors Association of Norway (YLF) in their continued fight for pregnant junior doctors and their right to fair and safe working conditions during pregnancy.

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