By | March 12, 2018

Canadian doctors: cancel our pay rise and spend money elsewhere

Doctors in Quebec say negotiated pay rises are ‘shocking’ given ‘draconian cuts’ to other parts of province’s healthcare system

The Quebec government recently announced increases of 1.4% and around 1.8% for specialists and general practitioners respectively. Photograph: Richard Lautens/Toronto Star via Getty Images

March 11, 2018 (The Guardian) — Nearly 800 doctors and medical residents in the Canadian province of Quebec have signed a letter protesting against plans to raise their pay, arguing that the funds would be better spent on other areas of the province’s beleaguered healthcare system.

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