2.25% increase for staff earning over £21,000 across all four UK countries.
Pay freeze introduced for staff earning over £21,000.
Pay freeze continues.
RCN Frontline First report highlights 20,000 nurse vacancies in England and warns that the UK is heading for a nursing shortage.
One-off 1% increase for staff at the top of pay bands in England and Northern Ireland.
1% increase for staff earning over £21,000 in Scotland, but pay freeze for staff earning over £21,000 in Wales.
RCN Frontline First report highlights that the NHS is projected to spend at least £980 million on agency nursing staff by the end of the year.
Chancellor George Osbourne announces formal 1% pay cap until 2019.
RCN evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body shows that Band 5 average earnings have fallen in real terms by 10.3% between 2010 and 2015.
RCN launches Nursing Counts campaign in response to another year of pay restraint.
Members in Northern Ireland seek a ballot
in response to ‘real hardship faced by hardworking nursing staff.’
from The Institute of Employment Studies reveals one in three nurses due to retire in the next 10 years.
RCN evidence to the NHS Pay Review Body shows that average earnings for qualified nurses have fallen in real terms by 13.6% between 2010 and 2016.
Average earnings for health care assistants and assistant health practitioners fell by 9.3% in real terms over the same period.
Cavell Nurses' Trust report finds nursing staff are twice as likely to be unable to afford basic necessities.
11,000 RCN members write to the Chancellor ahead of the Autumn Statement, urging him to scrap the cap.
by RCN member Danielle Tiplady, which calls on the Government to scrap the cap, reaches 100,000 signatures.
MPs debate the cap on nursing pay
. There is cross-party consensus for the Government to scrap the cap. On the same day, over 40 RCN members lobby MPs in Parliament.
RCN launch a poll
of members working in the NHS to gauge appetite for action on pay.
Pay poll results
announced at RCN Congress. 91% of respondents agree to take action in response to the pay cap. Summer of protest announced.
finds more than 40,000 nurse vacancies in England.