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Letters Pay incentives for shortage specialties

Consultants may value working conditions over money

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 02 May 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l1914
  1. Gareth Payne, consultant clinical neurophysiologist
  1. Ysbyty Gwynedd, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Bangor LL57 2PW, UK
  1. garethpayne{at}

Trouble recruiting to certain specialties is partly caused by NHS workforce planning, rather than the perceived attractiveness of a specialty.1 In my specialty of clinical neurophysiology we turn good …

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