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GPs earnings fall for third year

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c5111 (Published 16 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5111
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

    Latest figures show that the average income of contractor GPs fell for a third year running to £105 300 before tax.

    The report from the NHS Information Centre shows that although the gross earnings for GP partners have risen, these have been outstripped by the increased costs of running a practice.

    The report analysed the self employed tax returns of full and part time GPs and covers both their NHS and private income. Since 2005-6 average income before tax for contractor GPs has been steadily falling …

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