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Nurses in Scotland will get 1% pay rise in April

The Scottish Government has accepted recommendations by the NHS Pay Review Body for a 1% pay rise

Nurses in Scotland will receive a 1% consolidated pay rise in April after the Scottish Government accepted the recommendation of the NHS Pay Review Body.

RCN Scotland director Theresa Fyffe said: 'We are committed to the independent NHS Pay Review Body, which has recommended a 1% pay rise for all NHS staff. This modest pay rise, however, comes at a time when staff are under unprecedented pressure and working flat out to cope with the increasing demand on services in our hospitals and out in the community. And with health boards desperately trying to meet targets and balance their books, the pressures on staff are only set to increase.'

 

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