Fair Pay For Nursing timeline

This is how we have been campaigning with our members to secure an early and significant pay rise for nursing staff.

28 August 2020

RCN launches Fair Pay For Nursing campaign

September 2020 onwards

We hosted regular Q&As with members about our campaign.

8 October 2020

Dame Donna Kinnair delivers a powerful message to government in her first major speech to RCN members since COVID-19 pandemic declared.

28 October 2020

We launched our email your MP action for members to email their MPs ahead of the Spending Review. Every MP across the UK received an email about the campaign

10 November 2020

We signed a joint letter with other health unions to demand an early pay rise to value staff.  

12 November 2020

We took the campaign to Westminster and asked MPs if they Clapped us? Back us.

25 November 2020

Spending review is missed opportunity to give NHS nursing staff early and significant pay rise as RCN opposes pay freeze for other public sector workers.

25 November 2020

We hosted our first virtual rally for the campaign.

25 November 2020

We launch our petition to the Prime Minister to demand an early and significant pay rise for nursing.

18 December 2020

We responded to a government remit letter to the NHS pay review body.

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