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Hospital Medical And Surgical Staffs (Pay)

Volume 527: debated on Friday 21 May 1954

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asked the Minister of Health the establishment for resident medical staff at the Batley and District Hospital; and what salaries are offered for the posts.

One registrar and two house officers on the new salaries of £850–£965 and £425–£525 respectively.

asked the Minister of Health the salary of a house surgeon, house physician, or comparable junior resident medical officer; and what difference there is in the pay of these officers as between different hospitals.

Under the Whitley agreement which I announced in the House on 8th April, the new salary of medical and surgical house officers is at the annual rate of £425 for the first post, £475 for the second and £525 for the third and subsequent posts. The same salary scale applies to all hospitals. The charge for residence is in all cases £125 a year.