Letters Consultants’ contracts

Time for a putsch of the l’oréal consultants?

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4225 (Published 02 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4225
  1. Jerard Ross, neurosurgeon1
  1. 1NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK
  1. rossjerard{at}hotmail.com

Spence makes many important points.1 I don’t want to indulge in consultant bashing, but some of us seem to have forgotten the reason that we are in the position we are in—to care for patients.

The consultant contract needs reorganisation so we can have consultant delivered care across all specialties, with trainees aiding the services, not maintaining them.

Yes it …

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