NHS Alliance suggests GPs are more open about pay

The NHS Alliance is calling for a debate about how open practices need to be about their income and expenditure.

It follows yesterday's Daily Mail splash headlined 'The GP earning £380,000 a year' which was condemned by the BMA for confusing practice income with pay.

Michael Sobanja, NHS Alliance chief executive, said: 'Sadly, this is one of those situations where people claim to know the cost of everything as opposed to their value.

'And, in this case, even the cost seems to be wrong. We need a debate about how open general practices need to be about their income and expenditure. Ultimately, this is not only about how much a GP earns, but also the service the same GP is providing.'

neil.durham@haymarket.com

 


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