Tuesday January 21, 2020

Battle lines drawn over pay

Minister for Health James Reilly wants to limit the earnings of new consultants, but it's a move that will face significant opposition, writes Susan Mitchell.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
13th October, 2012
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The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has written to the minister outlining its concerns about his decision to reduce the salary for new consultants. Photo: Thinkstock

Hospital consultants

**How many:** almost 2,600 employed in the public sector

**The 2011 overtime bill:** €40 million

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