Budget squeeze: Cutting clinicians hurts patients
The ranks of senior public healthcare administrators swelled by 12% over the past 3 years v. a 3.5% growth among all physicians, pharmacists and pathologists over the same period. This previously unpublicised skewed progression has further bolstered appeals by healthcare professional groups to stop the wide-scale, debilitating freezing of clinical posts.
Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa
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Date published: 2016-03-17
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