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Bonus payments to doctors on six figure salaries set to be slashed

Bonus payments given to thousands of doctors on top of their six figure salaries are to be slashed as part of a Government clampdown.Most hospital consultants currently receive an annual merit award, which gives them up to £76,000 on top of an average salary of £110,000. Once a medic is on the scheme, they almost […]

NICE- killer quango wants taxpayers to bribe obese and smokers

NICE the killer quango wants to waste taxpayers money by suggesting that the NHS should bribe fat people to lose weight and smokers to quit, and give children toys for eating their fruit and vegetables.The Killer Quango- the National Institute for Curbing Expenditure (NICE) was set up in early 1999 by the labour Secretary of […]

NHS hospital to teach foreign nurses english colloquialisms

Foreign nurses are receiving a crash course in euphemism after bewildered patients expressing the wish to “spend a penny” found themselves being escorted to a hospital shop. Norfolk’s Queen Elizabeth hospital has organised special “adapting to life in Norfolk” sessions for Portuguese staff whose otherwise excellent English results in too-literal translations of everyday expressions. Patients, […]

More than 300 NHS executives have a larger salary than the prime minister

An investigation found that 320 hospital, ambulance and health authority chiefs are paid more than David Cameron’s annual salary of £142,500. The report comes as the health service faces cuts to frontline services to reduce the deficit. Of those 58 are paid more than £200,000 a year. Financial experts described the salaries as “unsustainable”. The […]

NHS spent £500 million on management consultants with Labour links

The Department of Health has spent almost £500 million on management consultants, including deals with firms which have hired senior Labour figures and high ranking civil servants.The disclosure of more than 100 contracts worth a total of £470 million last night engulfed the labour Government in accusations of “cronyism”. Among those recruited by the favoured […]