Government confirms new pay offer for NHS staff in England
Offer includes two one-off payments – 2% bonus and 4% Covid payment – plus pay rise of about 5%
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The government has confirmed it is making a significant new pay offer to NHS staff in England, including a one-off bonus which unions say amounts to £2.5bn.
The health secretary, Steve Barclay, and his officials have been in intensive talks with health unions to try to end months of disruptive strike action.Continue reading…