Pensions row ‘making bad situation worse in NHS’

13 January 2020 – BBC News

Some doctors were refusing to work extra hours due to being hit by bills after changes to how much could be accrued in pensions tax free.

A short-term fix was proposed in November by NHS bosses in England, to see the NHS pick up the tax bills, but NHS Providers said that move had not begun to solve the problems.

Last week, official figures showed performance against A&E, cancer and routine operation waiting times had dropped to its worst level since records began.


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