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Employers seek 2% rise for doctors and dentists

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a2114 (Published 16 October 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a2114
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1Margate

    Health service employers want doctors to receive a below inflation pay rise of 2% next year.

    The call for an “affordable” pay rise for 2009-10 from NHS Employers, the body that represents NHS organisations, came in its evidence to the doctors’ and dentists’ review body (DDRB) published on Tuesday.

    The BMA, which is due to publish its own evidence to the pay review body later this week, would not comment directly on NHS Employers’ recommendations, but said it would be seeking a “fair and appropriate” pay award. …

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