Possible multi-year pay deal has opportunities – and risks
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Possible multi-year pay deal has opportunities – and risks

Stephanie Jones-Berry @NurseNewsSteph Freelance health journalist

The first of a Nursing Standard series on pay looks at one possible outcome of the 2018 pay negotiations – a multi-year deal

Nurses’ unions say a multi-year pay deal signalled by the government could work if it contained competitive benefits and lifted pay – but there are risks attached. Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt revealed in December that the government would be calling for a multi-year agreement in negotiations on the 2018 pay round for nurses.

Nursing Standard. 32, 24,12-14. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.24.12.s10

Published in print: 07 February 2018

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