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What do the pensions proposals mean for GPs?

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The genie won't be forced back into the bottle now. Higher earning GPs and Consultants have had a taste of freedom and are claiming back their lives without losing any money. These changes still amount to a cap, beyond which there lies maths and complexity. It's easier to say no to more work, and sign up to a day or two a week where Medicine doesn't encroach. Medics are notoriously bad at self-care, but this pension trap has resulted in enforced leisure and a new culture of work-life balance. I would rather go out for a walk in the hills than have a 3 hour meeting with my IFA about how to mitigate for the extra tax on that extra clinical session.

Posted date

12 Sep 2019

Posted time

10:02am

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