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Will the NHS pay awards help recruitment?

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 10 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:90

In this editorial by Stephen Machin (10 April, p 958) it was stated that the government had accepted in full the recommendations of the pay review bodies. In fact, it declined to implement the recommendation of the Doctors' and Dentists' Review Body that an extra £50m should be paid to consultants from the year 2000 to compensate them for their substantially increased workload.


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