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Five facts about the gender pay gap in UK medicine

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: (Published 12 July 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i3878
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. BMJ Careers

England’s health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is commissioning a report on how to reduce and eliminate the gap in pay between the sexes in the medical profession.1 Here are five facts about the gender pay gap

  1. In 2004 male doctors earned 21% more than their female colleagues in the United Kingdom, and by 2013 …

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