Hospital consultants reject proposal to end pay dispute

Hospital consultants reject proposal to end pay dispute

Hospital consultants have overwhelmingly rejected a new proposal to end a pay dispute.

Members of the Irish Medical Organisation voted by 83% against the deal put forward by the Health Service Executive.

The IMO has said the plan to reduce pay of new entrants by 30% would create a two-tier system for doctors working side-by-side.

The consultants are demanding equal pay for equal work, warning that the HSE proposal will result in a manpower crisis.


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