§ Mr. Laurence Pavitt
asked the Minister of Health, what are the current salaries paid to junior hospital doctors and the amounts deducted for board and lodging; and what proposals he has for future changes.
§ Mr. K. Robinson
The salaries and the deductions for board and lodging are given below; the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration is now engaged in reviewing the level of remuneration.
House Officer Posts tenable for six months Rate of pay per annum Board and Lodging Charge per annum If required to be resident If resident voluntarity £ £ £ First Post 770 175 220 Second Post 855 180 220 Third or Subsequent Post 940 190 220
After holding two approved posts, a medical graduate is eligible for full registration as a medical practitioner and is able to apply for a hospital appointment in a higher grade.
Senior House Officer Posts tenable normally for one year only Age 27 or under 1,195 210 255 Age 28 or over 1,255
After holding one post the practitioner may apply for a registrarship.
Registrar Posts tenable normally for two years First year 1,425 255 300 Second and any subsequent year 1,595