The independent review of the gender pay gap in medicine
The review was commissioned in 2017 by the then Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt. Professor Dame Jane Dacre was appointed to chair the review, with a research team, led by Professor Carol Woodhams, where they explored many aspects of the gender pay gap in medicine.
Aims and objectives
- Understand why the gender pay gap in medicine, as reported in the national press, is large for a single professional group
- Undertake an analysis of the causes of the gender pay gap in medicine for general practitioners, hospital and community health doctors and academic medics.
Manchester Metropolitan University
Institute of Employment Studies
Dr Mark Williams
Queen Mary University of London