Senior NHS doctors will have to declare their income from private work for the first time under plans according to new rules that take effect from April 2017.
Every hospital will be compelled publish a register of consultants' outside earnings to highlight potential conflicts of interest with their NHS work. Doctors will now have to declare if their private work earns them more than £50,000, between £50,000 and £100,000 or more than that, it has been reported. About half of the 46,000 NHS consultants in England are thought to carry out private work, on top of average earnings of £112,000 a year. Sir Malcolm Grant, chairman of NHS England, who...
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