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Practice pays more for nurse's indemnity costs than her salary

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Anonymous salaried GP at 9.55 .. I do NOT consider myself equivalent to a GP. I have a similar but also completely different skill set. I am also paid less than GP. I offer a supportive role to a failing health service into which junior Drs are not attracted due to pressure and pay. But can you anonymous salaried GP justify why I should give up over one third of my salary to do my job, do you have to do that ? You do mention qualifications... well I have over thirty years in health care, I have numerous academic and professional qualifications that I undertook for my own personal reasons and at my own expense for the majority of my studies. Lengthy training .. together dr and nurses undertake continuous learning. My pre reg training was four yrs ! Can we be reasonable and work together on this rather than the confrontation and Dr Nurse game that is still being played. We are on the same side after all.

Posted date

03 Oct 2015

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10:57pm

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