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Nurses Slam Government's 'Pitiful' 1% Pay Rise Proposal For NHS Staff

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Nursing leaders have slammed the government for proposing a “pitiful” 1% pay rise for NHS staff after a year spent battling coronavirus and administering vaccines. The Royal College of Nursing said the pay award proposed by the Department for Health and Social Care to the NHS pay review body would amount to just an extra £3.50 a week in take-home pay for an experienced nurse. The government proposal comes after chancellor Rishi Sunak froze pay for all public sector workers aside from the NHS and those earning less than £24,000, despite their work in helping the country through the Covid...
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NHS workers get ‘kick in the teeth' with ‘pitiful' 1% pay rise offer

NHS workers get ‘kick in the teeth' with ‘pitiful' 1% pay rise offer

1 month ago   |   By Metro

The Royal College of Nursing said the 1% increase would do nothing to prevent an ‘exodus' from nursing
NHS workers have slammed proposals for a 1% pay rise as the ‘ultimate kick in the teeth' and warned it could push people out of the profession.
The ‘pitiful' wage increase - said to equate to as little as £3.50 extra per week - was branded ‘an enormous slap in the face' to devoted healthcare employees who have worked tirelessly during the pandemic.
The pay rise was suggested in evidence submitted to the independent NHS Pay Review Body by the Department of Health and Social Care.
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Unions attack 'pitiful' 1% pay rise proposed for NHS staff

Unions attack 'pitiful' 1% pay rise proposed for NHS staff

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Government accused of dereliction of duty over pay recommendation for more than a million staff The government is embroiled in a row with NHS staff after deciding they should get only a 1% pay rise next year, despite Boris Johnson's effusive praise for their efforts during the pandemic. Nurses and doctors accused ministers of not valuing health service personnel highly enough after the recommendation that more than a million staff should receive only a small increase.
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Nursing leaders slam proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff, describing it as ‘pitiful and bitterly disappointing'

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

A massive row has erupted over NHS pay after it was revealed the government is proposing a one per cent rise for exhausted staff in England in 2021-22.
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