NHS nurse pay: why I’m voting to accept government’s 5% offer
The new NHS pay offer for nurses is not nearly enough, but the possibility of a new pay scale makes it a compromise the profession should make
NHS nursing staff in England who are RCN members have until 14 April to vote on the government’s pay offer.
In the first of two articles exploring both sides of the debate, a hospital nurse explains why she is voting to accept.
Standing up for our worth as a profession
In my first year of nursing school training, we had a subject called foundations of nursing. I liked it. Partly because I love history, and partly because I was not 100% sure what I was doing in nursing school. This subject seemed