Doctors consider strike action but say ‘sickest patients’ will still be treated  

Tasmania's salaried doctors are poised to take industrial action over the 'worst pay in Australia'.
Dr Michael Lumsden-Steel.

Poor pay is pushing doctors to the brink of striking, with AMA Tasmania considering work-to-rule action across the public hospital system.

Anaesthetist Dr Michael Lumsden-Steel said a strike could occur as early as next week to protest the lowest hospital pay rate in Australia.