Health unions have responded angrily to suggestions the government could introduce regional pay for public sector workers including nurses and midwives.
The government is to announce an “ambitious” new goal to help eliminate the ethnicity pay gap in the health service and also boost ethnic minority representation at senior management level.
The Royal College of Nursing has issued details of the timetable and procedure for elections to its governing council, in the wake of the vote of no confidence in the present incumbents.
A hospital trust in North Kent has refuted widely reported claims that it had decided to change sick pay arrangements, including measures to encourage more of its staff to have the annual flu jab.
The council of the Royal College of Nursing will officially stand down at the end of this year following a vote of no confidence by members, it has been confirmed.
The council of the Royal College of Nursing has been forced to collectively stand down after losing a historic vote of no confidence.
Tensions are running high at a crunch meeting of the Royal College Nursing in which members are due to vote on a motion of no confidence in the leadership.
The lead negotiator responsible for presenting the NHS pay deal to decision-makers at the Royal College of Nursing has been criticised as having a “conflict of interest” by independent reviewers.
Nurses, midwives and other NHS staff across Wales have accepted a pay deal over the next three years.
Royal College of Nursing leaders, who are already facing a no confidence motion later this month, were today met with fresh fury from members who said they were trying to “manipulate” the impending vote.