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Medical Honorary Contracts (Consultants)

What is an Medical Honorary Contract? 

A Medical Honorary Contract is the mechanism by which a Doctor can access Cardiff & Vale UHB facilities and information, whether that be for work, research or training, when they are not employed directly by the relevant Cardiff & Vale UHB.   

Honorary Contracts are issued to NHS employees who typically require; 

  • access to NHS patients and/or 
  • access to NHS premises and/or 
  • access to NHS patient data, tissues or organs and/or 
  • will have a direct impact on patient care. 
An individual MUST NOT commence any activities within the Cardiff & Vale UHB until all employment checks have been completed & honorary contract is issued.

Application Forms:


Please download and complete as per the above NHS to NHS Procedure for Honorary Contract guidance




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