NHS staff emergency blamed on 'punitive' pension taxes

The British Medical Association is again calling for government intervention

Hope William-Smith
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NHS staff emergency blamed on 'punitive' pension taxes

Well-known punitive pension taxation rules plaguing certain members of the NHS Pension Scheme are among the key reasons which have led to an emergency workforce crisis facing Britain’s health sector, the British Medical Association (BMA) says.

Responding to analysis of NHS Digital data today (5 August) the BMA said England in particular was "increasingly reliant on international doctors" thanks to the pensions tax rules restricting those...

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