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The government must fund pay awards

Josie Irwin @JosieIrwin RCN head of employment relations

Scrapping the cap shows Jeremy Hunt has listened to nurses. But this does not mean the battle is over

I would like to be able to say that RCN staff and members gave a huge cheer when the health secretary used our campaign slogan to tell MPs that the pay cap was scrapped, but politicians’ repeated failures to keep promises have made us all cynical.

Nursing Standard. 32, 10, 29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.10.29.s25

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