Paltry pay award will put lives at risk
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Paltry pay award will put lives at risk

Nicki Credland Chair, British Association of Critical Care Nurses

Until we are paid what we deserve, staff retention will continue to define the workforce crisis and endanger patient safety

The government’s proposed pay award of 1% has caused widespread anger, but it is important that we do not suggest that nurses deserve more pay in reward for their hard work during the pandemic – it is about much more than that.

Nursing Standard. 36, 4, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.36.4.13.s10

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