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Letters NHS workforce plan

Doctors’ pensions: no trust in this government

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 28 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4417
  1. Robert I J MacDermott, consultant gynaecologist
  1. Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Dartford DA2 8DA, UK
  1. rob.macdermott{at}

Mahase reports that doctors will be able to halve pension contributions to ease tax burden.1 I won’t hold my breath. A consultation will start at the end of June. Meanwhile, many doctors are worried sick about the prospect of huge tax bills down the …

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