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Pay and Conditions

Employment and Pay

We support nurses, HCAs and APs in the UK to ensure that employment conditions and pay are fair for all.

Nursing Counts pay materials 1

Nursing Counts

Order your free campaign pack, including posters and postcards, to speak up on nursing pay.

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Healthy Workplace, Healthy You

Healthy Workplace, Healthy You

We're supporting health care employers and RCN workplace representatives to create good working environments with high quality employment practices.

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NHS Pay rates

NHS pay scales

NHS Agenda for Change pay rates for 2016-17

NHS pay scales 2016-17

Raising concerns

What to do if you see poor care or feel you are being prevented from providing safe, compassionate care.

Hardship funding

Find out how you can apply for financial support from the RCN Foundation in times of need.
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Trade Union Bill

Trade union reps are vital to your workplace. Ask your MP to vote to keep clause 13 out of the Bill so reps don't get their facility time cut.

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Latest news

12 April

Controversial pensions deal closed

RCN London has welcomed the announcement by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust that a controversial pensions offer for nursing staff is to be closed to new applicants, following a campaign by local RCN officers and representatives.

1 April Pay slip

Members urged to join RCN fight for fair pay as pension changes cause further financial hardship

Value of 1% pay award for NHS staff erased by impact of state pension changes. 

8 March

RCN responds to 1% pay award for NHS nursing staff

The RCN's fight for fair pay will continue as UK governments award inadequate pay uplift.

22 February

RCN supports Trade Union Bill amendment

Peers debated an amendment to the Trade Union Bill’s clauses on limiting facility time.