‘Patients will be at risk if doctors work into old age’
A leading north-east doctor claims patients will be put at risk if medics are forced to work longer to receive their pensions.
Dr Alan Thomson, a consultant obstetric anaesthetist at Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, said well-paid doctors were an “easy target”, but they deserved fair treatment from the UK Government.
Ministers, he said, had not bothered to negotiate with the British Medical Association.
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