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NHS pensions: tax rules are biggest threat to medical workforce, says BMA

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 30 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4941
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Doctors will reduce their workloads or leave the NHS entirely unless pension taxation rules are changed, the BMA has warned the prime minister.

In a letter to Boris Johnson, Chaand Nagpaul, chair of the BMA council, warned that taxation rules were “the greatest immediate threat to our medical workforce capacity and, consequently, to patient services.” …

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