GPs working in singlehanded practices earn most

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 27 March 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:686
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1Margate

    GPs working singlehandedly earn an average of £132 010 (€168 240; $265 100)—about £26 000 more than doctors who work with six or more partners, official data show.

    Overall GPs’ average pay has doubled in real terms in the past 20 years, according to newly published figures from the NHS Information Centre.

    The figures also show that doctors’ earnings rise as GPs get older until the age of 60, with an average earning of £117 820 for GPs in the 50-59 age group.

    The statistics, from the NHS Information Centre, look at the changes in family doctors’ pay as well as how …

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