NHS pensions: thousands of doctors have cut their working hours to avoid tax charges, survey findsBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5006 (Published 01 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5006
- Abi Rimmer
- The BMJ
Thousands of GPs and consultants in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland have reduced their working hours or are planning to do so because of pension tax laws, a BMA survey has found.
Recent changes to pension regulations have led to many senior doctors receiving big tax bills, which increase if they work additional hours.1
A BMA survey of its members of all …