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French doctors agitated over cash “bonus”

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 04 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1037

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  1. Alexander Dorozynski
  1. Paris

    When the French government announced in February that each GP would receive a “bonus” of Fr9300 (£930; $1500), no one predicted the extent of the controversy this offer would create.

    The bonus is to be awarded because health spending by GPs last year stayed within the budget prescribed by the French parliament to control health costs. Along with the bonus came a rise in …

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