Category list : Agenda for change
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The Royal College of Nursing has revealed that the extraordinary general meeting called over its communications around the NHS pay deal will take place in Birmingham next month.
A three-year pay deal for most NHS staff in Scotland, including nurses and midwives, has today been accepted.
The Royal College of Nursing is to hold an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) in September to discuss the recent confusion and anger over the delivery of the pay deal in England.
The Royal College of Nursing is to commission an independent review into the “governance and process” that has resulted in confusion and anger among nurses over their expected pay rise.
Furious nurses in England claim they were “misled” over the new NHS pay deal having discovered they will get hundreds of pounds less in their wage packets than they were expecting.
The government is extending the new pay deal to nursing staff who are on the Agenda for Change contract and work in organisations that provide service the NHS but that are not actually part of it.
Ministers should reform pay awards for clinical excellence – currently reserved for consultants – and open them up to nurses and other healthcare staff, according to a report.
NHS nursing and midwifery staff in Scotland have been offered a minimum of a 9% pay rise over the next three years, under latest proposals.
The GMB union, which represents many ambulance workers, has announced that its health service members had “overwhelmingly rejected” the current NHS pay offer.
Nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants who work for the NHS in England have only a few hours left to register their view on whether to accept or reject the current pay proposals.