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The cap is scrapped, but no word yet on what comes next

Uncertainty remains over how much of a rise nurses can expect and what the timing will be.
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Uncertainty remains over how much of a rise nurses can expect and what the timing will be

The pay cap has finally been scrapped, but nurses are being urged not to put away their protest banners just yet.

After a sustained campaign by unions including the RCN, health secretary Jeremy Hunt announced in parliament on 10 October that the 1% cap on public sector pay rises would end after seven years.

But the announcement raised numerous questions – notably how much of a rise will staff receive and how will it be

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