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Sunday 11 December 2016

Consultants' fees should be tripled

Published 17/02/2010 | 05:00

I am writing in response to a ridiculous rant 'Professionals must cut fees' (Letters, February 16) by Philip Green from Malahide.

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When Philip next visits his cardiologist complaining of palpitations he will reluctantly hand over €160. I say this is not enough. Triple the fee.

You see, Philip's physician will have spent six years in university, then six years overworked and underpaid as a trainee in a public hospital.

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