RCN members across the UK are protesting to scrap the cap
Thousands of members make their voices heard at Parliament Square.
RCN releases new poll showing public support for #scrapthecap campaign and nursing staff.
70% of voters told YouGov that the NHS now lacks adequate nursing staff. A similar proportion believes nurses are underpaid for their work.
The exclusive YouGov research also found that more than half the public said they are willing to pay more tax to make the NHS safer.
Members take #scrapthecap viral on the campaign's digital day of action.
Cavell Nurses' Trust report finds nursing staff are twice as likely to be unable to afford basic necessities.
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.
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.
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 20,000 nurse vacancies in England and warns that the UK is heading for a nursing shortage.