A group of medical associations led by the Medical Council of Thailand has backed the public health minister's pay-for-performance (P4P) scheme.
About 200 rural doctors tear up pictures of Public Health Minister Dr Pradit Sintawanarong outside Pheu Thai Party headquarters yesterday in protest against the ministry’s introduction of a performance-based payment system. They claim the move will lead to pay cuts for doctors. APICHART JINAKUL
The group, which also includes the Dental Council, Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council and Pharmacy Council, said yesterday it believes the new approach will bring fairness and efficiency to the public health system.
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