HC Deb 15 November 1965 vol 720 c30W
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.

Posts tenable normally for two years
First year 1,425 255 300
Second and any subsequent year 1,595