Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Software malfunction leaves NHS liable for huge compensation bill which left doctors underpaid 

Software malfunction leaves NHS liable for huge compensation bill which left doctors underpaid The NHS could be forced to pay tens of millions of pounds in compensation to junior doctors after a software malfunction left them underpaid.

Twenty staff have won a test case in the Court of Appeal, successfully arguing that the system used by nearly half of hospitals in England underestimated the hours they worked.

Junior doctors working under the 2002 contract are entitled to half an hours’ rest for every four hours they work. The Daily Telegraph

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