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Speaking up on nursing pay

The 1% cap on pay increases since 2010 has damaged the morale and finances of NHS staff.

More nurses than ever are considering their future in the profession they love. 

We call on the Government to end the recruitment and retention crisis in the NHS and give our members a fair deal:

  • Scrap the 1% public sector pay cap for NHS staff
  • Award NHS staff with an above-inflation pay increase
  • Return to UK-wide pay rate in the NHS.

14% real-terms fall in nursing pay since 2010.

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'We demand a fair deal'

The RCN has submitted evidence to the body that makes recommendations on NHS pay.