RCN members across the UK are protesting to scrap the cap
The Royal College of Nursing has joined forces with 14 unions representing the NHS workforce to demand Theresa May ends the 1% cap on NHS pay.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said consideration will be given to lifting the 1% nursing pay cap.
The RCN has responded to a sharp drop in the number of EU nurses registering to work in the UK.
Health and care services must be a greater priority for this Government than they were for the last, the RCN warned today.
Info about scrap the cap Summer of Protest plans in London.
As the election approaches, the future of the NHS, health and social care remain firmly at the heart of many of the discussions.
The RCN general election manifesto is calling for a commitment to nursing priorities from all political parties.
Two hour debate showed cross party consensus for the Government to end its policy of pay restraint.
The lobby comes ahead of a debate by MPs on the 1% cap on nursing pay awards this afternoon.
A petition urging the Government to scrap an NHS pay cap of 1% has reached 100,000 signatures.