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Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals increasingly to rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work, the BBC has found.

Growing pressures are leading UK hospitals increasingly to rely on premium overtime pay to get consultants to do extra work, the BBC has found. Image copyright XiXinXing

Spending on high-cost overtime has risen by more than a third in the past two years, figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act suggest.

One doctor made an extra