What are the different rates of pay for Medical and Dental colleagues? (Updated: 01/08/20)

In line with temporary changes agreed by Welsh Government, NHS Wales Employers and BMA , for Medical and Dental Consultants, Specialty Doctor and Associate Specialists, the following out of hours rates will apply from 1 April 2020 to 31 August 2020:

Specialty Doctors and Associate Specialists - Pay for out of hours work during COVID-19

The enhanced rates paid (or recognised in a sessional time reduction) under Schedule 8 of the Specialty Doctor and Associate Specialist terms and conditions of service for out of hours work will be increased as follows:

Monday – Friday 7.00pm – 7.00am:          1.5 x individual’s standard hourly rate 

Friday 7.00pm – Monday 7.00am:             2 x individual’s standard hourly rate 

Bank Holidays:                                             2 x individual’s standard hourly rate

Consultants - Pay Arrangements during COVID-19

If a Consultant’s current job plan/normal working arrangements change as a result of COVID-19 and they are required to work a different pattern of hours to their current agreed job plan then all amended hours worked outside Monday- Friday 9am-5pm will be paid at the following rates:

Monday – Friday 5.00pm – 9.00am:          1.5 x individual’s standard hourly rate (including commitment awards)

Friday 5.00pm – Monday 9.00am:             2 x individual’s standard hourly rate (including commitment awards)

Bank Holidays:                                              2 x individual’s standard hourly rate (including commitment awards)

These new rates of pay will be effective from 1 April 2020 to 31 August 2020.  This is a temporary arrangement and all other terms and conditions and service remain the same. From 1 September 2020, Consultants and SAS Doctors will return to their normal pay arrangements.