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Consultants will fight local pay

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6960.977 (Published 15 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:977
  1. L Beecham

    Britain's senior hospital doctors are determined to continue their fight against the government's proposals to introduce locally negotiated pay for doctors. Speaking at last week's meeting of the BMA's Central Consultants and Specialists Committee, the new chairman, Mr James Johnson, said, “This is a fight that we have got to win for our patients and for the future of British medicine.” In a press statement issued after the meeting he said, “Patients and doctors are united in wanting a national health service with common standards throughout the country and common rates of pay for …

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