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Ireland's junior doctors urged to accept pay deal

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 01 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:12
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The Irish Medical Organisation is urging non-consultant hospital doctors to accept a pay package that could be worth an additional £Ir20 000 (£15 900; $23 900) to each of the country's 3000 junior doctors.

    The £Ir60m package includes £Ir45m to cover a new agreement on overtime. Until now, junior doctors have seen the rate they were paid decline in inverse proportion to the hours they worked. Under …

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