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Locum fees cut due to superannuation changes, says BMA


£1000/yr to contribute to the superannuation of locums is paltry. But look at the maths: For arguments sake, a locum session is £250/session (over the odds for my area). 14% superannuation of this is £31.50, which would fund 32 sessions/year. Factor in 6 weeks holiday (equating to 6 sessions), a few sessions of annual leave and you are up to 40 sessions. With 52 working weeks a year, if a practice is having to employ that much locum time, maybe they should be thinking about an extra regular session - salaried or partnered.

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22 Apr 2013

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