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Rural GPs earn £10 000 more a year than their urban counterparts

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2087 (Published 22 May 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2087
  1. Helen Mooney
  1. 1London

    Latest figures show that doctors who work in the country earn more than doctors based in urban areas of England.

    According to newly published statistics from the NHS Information Centre, rural GPs earnt £10 000 (€11 383; $15 668) more than those working in cities, at an average of more than £115 000 before tax.

    The report, GP Earnings and Expenses Enquiry 2006/07 analysed the tax returns for contractor GPs, which show that those working in …

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