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Doctors’ pay: BMA to ask consultants if they would consider industrial action over award

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: (Published 26 July 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n1881
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Consultants in England will be surveyed on whether they wish to consider any form of action over the award of a 3% pay rise, the BMA has said.

On 21 July the Department of Health and Social Care announced that NHS staff, including consultants, in England will receive a 3% pay rise backdated to April 2021.1 The BMA criticised the “below-inflation” rise, saying that it didn’t go far enough …

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