NHS executives bag hefty 6.1% pay rise as nurses’ pay packets are hit

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Reposted from Daily Mirror

More unfair treatment of Public Sector workers from this government that wasn’t elected; now what was it David Cameron said about equality..

General secretary Dr Peter Carter

NHS chiefs pocketed pay rises nearly four times higher than nurses over the past two years.

The Royal College of Nursing said figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act showed the salaries of NHS executives had soared by 6.1% since 2012, while nurses’ pay had gone up by just 1.6%.

RCN general secretary Dr Peter Carter said: “This is yet another kick in the teeth for hardworking nursing staff.

“Failing to pay nurses a decent wage will cause many more to consider leaving the profession, which is bad for the NHS and bad for the country.

“The Government should do the honourable thing and give nurses a decent wage.”

The salaries of NHS trust executives is fixed locally…

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