The legacy of free market pay policy must be replaced with something less divisive

No other organisation boasts such a hotch-potch of unco-ordinated salary systems as the NHS. Several secretaries of state must shoulder responsibility. Bevan cobbled together the consultants' remuneration system - which combines moonlighting with a cloak and dagger performance appraisal - so as not to create 'an unfair worsening of a ...

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