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Letters Quebec doctors reject pay rise

Quebec doctors’ pay rise should be evidence based and transparent

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: (Published 20 July 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3148
  1. Claire Godard-Sebillotte, PhD student,
  2. Matthew Hacker Teper, MSc student,
  3. Isabelle Vedel, assistant professor
  1. Department of Family Medicine, McGill University, 5858 Côte-des-Neiges Road, 3rd Floor, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3S 1Z1
  1. claire.godard-sebillotte{at}

As primary care researchers in Quebec, we would like to contextualise the rejected pay rise that was reported in The BMJ.1 This pay rise for physicians is part of a larger rise in remuneration in an era of limited increases in overall health spending and is an attempt to remedy physicians’ compensation discrepancies across …

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