Newfoundland and Labrador doctors seek double-digit pay hikes

May 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/18/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 8, pE339
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the increase in the wages of the doctors by 34 percent by Newfoundland and Labrador Medical Association. Brendan Lewis, president of the Association states that the increase in the wages of the doctors is to attract more doctors to Newfoundland and Labrador. The budget for the program is 80 million dollars. Lewis explains that the hike is needed to retain its doctors. The province is already struggling to recruit doctors which is affecting its health care.


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